Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
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Шотландский Мак

Подсмотрено у соседки в метро, читавшей первую часть "Гарри Поттера":

профессор МакГонагалл

Казалось бы, есть два узаконенных написания шотландских фамилий с маком: "Макгонагалл" и "Мак-Гонагалл". Зачем же было выбирать третий, незаконный?

А ведь были корректоры...
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    Imagine buying a phone that snitches on you to the authorities if it spots something illegal:

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    Someone's comment on Twitter reminded me how differently we interpret what we experience: My impression from that interview was that Yuri was…

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    Via Twitter. From the book The Gray Lady Winked, photographed by Michael Shermer: Here's the tweet that the paragraph references (took a while…