1726: Unicode



I'm excited about the proposal to add a "brontosaurus" emoji codepoint because it has the potential to bring together a half-dozen different groups of pedantic people into a single glorious internet argument.

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507: Experimentation



I understand large sample sizes are key to a low standard error of the mean, but the entire sophomore class?

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177: Alice and Bob



Yet one more reason I'm barred from speaking at crypto conferences.

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514: Simultaneous



I'm leaving you for your twin. He's more mature than you by now.

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240: Dream Girl



No matter how elaborately you fool yourself.

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