Items for February 2015

Here's How to Speak, Drink, and Fight Like a Newfoundlander

Put a bunch of sailors on a cold rock in the middle of the ocean, make them really poor, give them lots to drink and not too many jobs, wait a few centuries, and you'll have a pretty good idea of what Newfoundland is like.

Tags: canada, culture

Whinny and Bo

How can you have an animated cartoon without animators? Capitalism: dreaming of the same things since 1957.

Tags: vintage, movies

The curious case of the disappearing Polish S

And this is why you never override browser shortcuts. I don't care what you think you're accomplishing. Just don't.

Tags: computers, language, history