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Midwinter Middle English

The language of Chaucer and Malory, Middle English can be surprisingly approachable for modern English speakers even 800 years later (although knowing a little French or German doesn't hurt). Let's dive in! [more inside]
posted by jedicus on Dec 27, 2016 - 10 comments


What do you do with all those empty lots that are left after major earthquakes? Gap Filler fills them with temporary community structures like the Pallet Pavillion. [more inside]
posted by aniola on Jan 28, 2013 - 14 comments

RIP Hugh Hopper

RIP Hugh Hopper. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Jun 11, 2009 - 18 comments

Living can be lovely, here in New York state / Ah, but I wish that I were home again

The Wilde Flowers and subsequent British Canterbury bands.
posted by kenko on Nov 20, 2004 - 7 comments

Caxton's Canterbury Tales

Early eBook designs. William Caxton's first two editions of The Canterbury Tales, probably published in 1476 and 1483, have been put online by the British Library.
posted by liam on Oct 29, 2003 - 11 comments

The Voyage of Terry Waite's Clogs

The Voyage of Terry Waite's Clogs I first saw this a couple of days ago and the more I think about the logistics and reasoning behind this the stranger it becomes. I like the fact this probably wouldn't happen in any other country than England, but all the same you do have to wonder why it happened. For those non-Brits Terry Waite was the Archbishop of Canterbury's envoy to Beirut in the 80s and was held hostage for 5 years by a militant islamic group.
posted by jontyjago on Nov 15, 2002 - 10 comments

Kinship database written in Prolog

Kinship database written in Prolog
From your friends at the Center for Computing in Anthropology at U of Kent / Canterbury
posted by rschram on Oct 19, 2000 - 0 comments

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