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most quoted re "humanity": Jonathan North Washington (5), other (3), Derek Gulas (2), Tristan Alexander McLeay (2), Peter Williams (1)

other categories found with "humanity": provincialism (3), animals (3), people (3), kyrgyz (2), language (2)



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[link] heard: 13 April 2008
[edit] added: 15 April 2008

Thatcher: "I think it's really great that J said I speak fluent Russian. He doesn't just say stuff like that."

Lara: "Yeah, sometimes you communicate better than we do."

Thatcher: "Yeah, I think you're right."

Lara: "... That's because you speak human."

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[link] heard: 22 November 2007
[edit] added: 25 November 2007

"There's something about mountain people and alcohol—you know, they're not strangers."

James, during a Thanksgiving toast
people, SSSR, anthropology, humanity, kyrgyz, provincialism
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[link] heard: 24 June 2007
[edit] added: 24 June 2007

(04:02:04) [me]: let's do sheep based on land area now

(04:02:43) [me]: Kazakhstan: 15'217'700 / 2,724,900 km²

(04:03:06) [me]: Kyrgyzstan: 5'264'000 / 199,900 km²

(04:03:11) [me]: oops

(04:03:16) [me]: I think I'm doing humans :-P

(04:03:52) kesuari: unless you're kiwi, that's what I'd expect you to "do"

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[link] heard: 24 June 2007
[edit] added: 24 June 2007

(04:44:13) [me]: nz has more sheep/km² than china has people

(04:44:20) kesuari: indeed

(04:44:48) kesuari: this is the basis for why the chinese, in general, breed with other chinese; but new zealanders often breed with sheep.

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[link] heard: 1 March 2007
[edit] added: 1 March 2007

"It was funny when Derek had a question, you could tell—it was like watching a puppy. ‘Got a morphology problem boy?’"

Sarah comments on Derek at the review session for our students
linguistics, people, humanity, animals, stupidity, gradschool
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[link] heard: 9 December 2006
[edit] added: 9 December 2006

"It's always unfair to the women! Especially in Central Asia.."

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[link] heard: 5 November 2006
[edit] added: 6 November 2006

"You can tell it's cold outside when humans start turning off the lights and watching something hot inside glow."

Derek and I stand stupefied as we throw corriander at the burner on our stove and watch it glow and fizzle.
humanity, stupidity, burning
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[link] heard: 26 September 2004
[edit] added: 26 September 2004

oberon: "In one of those tests linked to on Jon's test page, there's a question that asks 'Do you frequently make references to things that you have heard or read?'"

Matt: "No, most of my conversations are smell-based."

Nat: "Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra."

oberon, Matt, and Nat, in reference to Jonathan's test page
philosophy, humanity, star-trek, randomness
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[link] heard: 9 January 2004
[edit] added: 9 January 2004

(22:18:11) Peter: heh i'm not a database query i can filter through them

Peter reminds me that he isn't a python script; similar to quote #297
humanity, wisdom, programming
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