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Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by StinkusP1nkus, Apr 15, 2015.
Apparently Scotland goes all out when naming their snowplows (known as 'gritters' in Scotland). You can track them for the winter here: http://scotgov.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=2de764a9303848ffb9a4cac0bd0b1aab
But here is the full list of names:
BFG Big Friendly Gritter
For Your Ice Only
Gangsta Granny Gritter
Grit A Bit
Gritty Gritty Bang Bang
I Want To Break Freeze
Licence To Chill
My Name’5 Doddie
Polar Bear Explorer
Ready Spready Go
Sandy The Solway Salter
Scotland’s Bravest Gritter
Sir Andy Flurry
Sir Grits A Lot
Sir Salter Scott
The Golden Great Gritter
The Grittest Snowman
The Incredible Ice Bear
The Snow Buster
The Snow Solution
The Winter Explorer
Yes Sir Ice Can Boogie
Please is Cincinnati slang, not Ohio slang
Allied WWI propaganda showing what would become of America if the Central Powers won. Some fantastic names here.
I approve of Denverburg because it would only improve our already awesome beer situation and better access to German food which is oddly expensive here
Alright, I have questions about the gulf of hate and barbarians.
Now I know where Man in the Iron Castle drew inspiration from.
That's dumb as hell
Barbarians. I like it.
Kind of want this framed. It's amazing
You enjoying being a Turk province?
I wish I lived in Constantinople junction, turconia
"Nietzsche, Texas" sounds like some Twin Peaks ripoff on the USA Network.
Please start refering to St. Louis as Ach Looey
Japonica sounds dope
Japan's crime rate, lifestyle, and health/longevity in a west coast setting? Hell yea.
Bismark - you have to add a C
Wait a week and this will be in political ads in Georgia
Baghdad Corners seems pleasant too
I didn’t think you get to just straight up rename entire oceans
the most commonly studied language made sense but the second most commonly studied was interesting...
I spent three months working on Japanese.
Fuck that language.
Chinese seems like it could be very beneficial to learn but fuck it because not only is it a new language, it's an entirely different alphabet.
I am triggered by “Chinese” being listed as a language.
I guess “Chinese” was easier to put on the chart than “Modern standard Mandarin, simplified Chínese characters, and Hanyu pinyin”
Is that like listing English as one language? there are some pretty different dialects in different parts of this country.
Not to mention England or any of their commonwealths
Not really. People who speak Cantonese can’t understand spoken Mandarin and vice versa. The symbols are the same/similar if they both use traditional symbols, if I understand correctly.
(My son has been taking Mandarin in school for a few years and I just asked him, so tifwiw .)
Ain’t nobody studying Chinese looks like
Used to live in HK and this is correct. Cantonese and Mandarin are completely different when spoken. There are other “Chinese” languages, too (Shanghainese is another).
HK and Taiwan use traditional characters. Most of the Mainland uses simplified.
So which of these Chinese languages would it be best for one to learn?
People learning mandarin prob use something other than duolingo so poll is flaud
Anyone know what counties are on the extreme ends?
I'll be damned if that doesn't perfectly show the urban/rural divide.
Here's my guess for the R+ end:
Population of 929 and 17 democratic votes. One of six dry counties in Texas. That place must be fucking miserable.
Dinosaurs were around for nearly 200 million years, and we’re still 100 million years closer to the last dinosaurs than they were to the first. And this is all in a small sliver of the earth’s history, which is still young in relation to the rest of the universe.
Hard to really fathom that amount of time.