Jason (jcreed) wrote,

I think Geoff Pullum makes an interesting point here about the idea of (specifically against) any sort of blanket ban on the use racial epithets even by private organizations (e.g. comedy clubs) who are however certainly legally entitled to do so. His reason is that we want language to be informative, and to tell us the audience who the racist jerks are.
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    Playing around with the agda javascript backend, now. Like, my ears are popping from the sudden change of type-theory-pressure.

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    Trying to understand in general what kind of diagrammatic interactions between degree-three nodes actually read sensibly in the lambda calculus:

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    Not sure this is the simplest possible inverse (or even that it is correct) but it makes for a fun diagram:

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