OT: excellent book on information theory
grante at visi.com
Mon Jan 16 16:57:54 EST 2006
On 2006-01-16, Tim Peters <tim.one at comcast.net> wrote:
> [Grant Edwards]
>> That made me smile on a Monday morning (not an insignificant
>> accomplishment). I noticed in the one footnote that the H.P.
>> book had been "translated into American". I've always wondered
>> about that. I noticed several spots in the H.P. books where
>> the dialog seemed "wrong": the kids were using American rather
>> than British English. I thought it rather jarring.
> You should enjoy:
Very interesting. And rather sad that editors think the
average Amermican reader too dim-witted to figure out (in
context, even) that a "car park" is a "parking lot" and a
"dustbin" is a "trash can."
Grant Edwards grante Yow! It don't mean a
at THING if you ain't got
visi.com that SWING!!
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