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Oct 02 2013

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, transcribed by a Mac

Yesterday I tried Middle English, so today, nonsensical English seemed to be the next best thing. Twist Briley again the slightly toes, Did jarring gimbal in the wave: Almonds you were the Bora Groves, And the mom race outgrabe. “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the closet catch! Beware the judge of …

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Oct 01 2013

Canterbury Tales in Middle English, transcribed by a Mac

Once, long ago, Ms. Markham, my eleventh grade English teacher, made me memorize the beginning of the Canterbury Tales.  In Middle English.  Because it was basically a rote memory task that required repetition, it’s a parlor trick I still have in my memory banks.  I was playing around with my Mac transcription function and greatly …

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Sep 21 2010

Google Voice Transcription

It’s actually pretty good, but it cannot cope with my mother’s accent. I don’t get a lot of messages, but the other ones I get are basically correct on the words with maybe weird punctuation. This is how it interprets my mom: Hi Ash, on Monday the bed in about 15 minutes. I was just …

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