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  1. Jan 2015
    1. public

      Here is the #walkmyworld stream of annotations (if I am doing this right) WalkMyWorld Eh, what is link to all Hypothesis annotations? Is that handy?

    2. Click on Share

      I sort of wish the share option opened up either twitter or G+ for me (lazy bones) instead of kicking out just a link ... but still worked fine.

    3. "#" sign is not necessary

      That's good. I was wondering about that.

    4. link text

      Trying this out, sort of a meta-link ...

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    5. Copy your image url into the code.

      How's this? Image Description

    6. Highlight Text

      highlighted ...

    7. Chrome Extension*

      I like the use of extensions in browsers. Makes the act of annotation easy.

  2. Dec 2014
    1. all the idiosyncratic jargon

      Good band name ...

    2. Italics are a good way for a writer to telegraph what he means by telling you how to say it in your head, but they seem informal to use. Are they?

      That's what I said! See earlier annotation. Citing myself here. ChaChing!

    3. Nathan Heller’s an ignoramus. He really does not know what he’s talking about. He said that in the sentence “It is I” that “I” is the subject of the sentence, which is just a howler. Sentences don’t have two subjects. He is doing exactly what I said one should not do, which is to confuse meaning, case, and grammatical relations, which is what he does in that preposterous claim. If you were to say, “I think we should break up, but it’s not you; it’s

      Whoah. Thems fighting words. (no doubt, they would argue that thems is not a real world. But I stake my ground in this annotation!). <- do I need this period if I already used punctuation inside of the parenthesis?

    4. Hyperbole has probably been around as long as language has been around.

      he exaggerates .... :)

    5. how a transcript of a talk given extemporaneously does not read well on the printed page

      I was thinking of this the other day, as I was working on a podcast. Winging it came out messy. Writing it first and then reading it was neater (in sound) but came out sort of stilted and formal. Worked to find the balance between ... did not quite succeed

    6. italics


    7. Steven Pinker thinks about writing. As a linguist, he thinks about writing.

      Interesting use of emphasis by the writer here, writing about someone writing about writing. This simple observation reminds me of the complexity of translating our written text, as we hear it in our heads, to someone else reading, outside of the context of what we write. I wonder if Pinker ever thinks about this ... probably