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[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • blogTO notes Yonge Street probably beats out Davenport Road as Toronto’s oldest street.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes simulations of Earth’s early atmosphere that might help us determine if exoplanets host life.
  • Joe. My. God. notes an American Christian who thinks France deserved ISIS.
  • Language Hat notes how song lyrics help preserve the Berber dialect of Siwa, in Egypt.
  • Languages of the World’s Asya Pereltsvaig reposts an old article of hers on the English language of the islands of the South Atlantic.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money notes the complexity of solidarity with France in our post-imperial era.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer suggests well-timed American aid helped Greece enormously.
  • Savage Minds notes the return of the Anthrozine.
  • Window on Eurasia notes that Russian is now widely spoken by ISIS and looks at the exact demographics of traditional families in Russia (largely rural, largely non-Russian).
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