Jason (jcreed) wrote,

It's saturday night, so obviously I am sitting at home writing programs to extract interesting facts from rather large phonetic datasets. The dataset is CMUDict, and the so far the interesting fact is that "mnookin" is a word. Well, a proper noun, at least. Can you imagine your last name being "mnookin"? The 'm' isn't silent. Mnookin! Such a great word. I found it by counting up the frequency of first-syllable onsets, and "mn" as a fully-pronounced pair of consonants occurs in just that one word. Other singletons include Fthenakis, Phnom, Jfet, and Smrekar. But nothing beats Mnookin.

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    More things to add to the "chord progressions that aren't cliches-I-already-know-about nonetheless covertly appearing in multiple places" file.…

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    Consider the chord motion in Lights's "Cactus In The Valley" that happens around 49s in: v link goes here | F G C C | F G C C | F G Am D7 | F G…

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    Cute little synth widget playground: https://blokdust.com/

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