A RadioLab episode on Alzheimer’s, vocabulary, Agatha Christie, idea density……what else could you ask for?
Links, links, links…from a certain, uncertain mind.
“Kumamon, a cartoon bear created to promote tourism in an overlooked part of Japan, has become a billion-dollar phenomenon. Now, a new academic field is trying to pinpoint what makes things cute — and why we can’t resist them”
“What we can learn about the world and ourselves from foreign words that have no equivalent in English”
The Emily Dickinson Lexicon is a dictionary of alphabetized headword entries for all of the words in Emily Dickinson’s collected poems (Johnson 1955 and Franklin 1998 editions).