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English Language Evolution Has Slowed
2012-07-30 05:23:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online OMG! The English language is, like, totally changing less quickly than it did during the 16th and 17th centuries and stuff! All kidding aside, a new study published in the latest edition of the Journal of the Royal Society Interface has discovered that an increasing amount of the most popular terms and phrases are remaining in heavy use for multiple decades instead of having a more limited shelf life, according to a Friday article...


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Computer Science (journal)
2012-06-04 15:46:07

Computer Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1999 and published quarterly by the AGH University of Science and Technology. It is edited by faculty members of the Departments of Computer Science and Automatics. As of June 2012, the editor-in-chief is Jacek Kitowski. The journal publishes articles covering all aspects of theoretical and applied computer science problems. The journal also often publishes special issues containing articles based on presentations at...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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