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Archive for October, 2009

The top ten search queries for ጥቅምቲ (October)

1 often 2 ኣምላኽ 3 ዕቡድ 4 important 5 cut 6 ሓጹር 7 beautiful 8 ዕዮ 9 ሃበ 10 has

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October 30, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: top ten search queries  No Comments

When spam gets hella-strange

Since I run a Tigrigna language teaching website, I get a lot of emails from many different people who are (like myself) amateur Tigrigna language enthusiasts; but this latest e-mail is the first spam-bot email I have ever received. It’s very bizarre, so I hope you find some humour in it…. ***emailremoved@yahoo.com*** Am Juliet,a tall […]

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October 28, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: language, Linguistics  No Comments

Superconducting Magnetic Levitation (MagLev) on a Magnetic Track

Wild. Just wild. Hmm… what would it take to make this for Halloween… (A similar, but more French, demonstration here) Hat tip: Starts with a bang

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October 25, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: science  No Comments

Randomize it.

There has been a small update to the dictionary section; it is the addition of a “random button” beside the search one. This button should take you to a random English-Tigrigna dictionary entry. Give it a shot.

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October 21, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Tigrigna, website update  No Comments

ካርቦን ሞኖክሳይድ!!!!

Here is a random PDF I pulled up from the vast depths of the Internet, the file is a small pamphlet detailing the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning in Tigrinya; it’s a public health warning from the Washington state government. Now, why would I link you a random Tigrigna health pamphlet from the Washington state […]

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October 19, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: language, Tigrigna  No Comments

cityoneminutes – Asmara

A friend of mine emailed me this link a while ago, I really don’t know how to describe it. Here is a description of their site: Are you curious to know how people live on the other side of the world? What does Moscow look like between three and four in the afternoon? What happens […]

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October 14, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Eritrea, Miscellaneous  No Comments

Human Development Index

The Human Development Report 2009 came out today, it’s sort of like a ranking of the general standards of living in the world. Wikipedia has their index updated already. Here are a few selected countries and their score… 001 Norway 0.971 ▲ +0.001 004 Canada 0.966 ▲ +0.001 013 United States 0.956 ▲ +0.001 081 […]

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October 5, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: Africa, Eritrea  No Comments


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