Memorable Quotes

“When is everything getting back to normal?”
[Mad Men 5.3 Heinz is on my Side]

“Gai kakhen afenyam”
“Go shit in the ocean.”
[The Yiddish Handbook, Mad Men 4.8 The Summer Man]

“Our worst fears lie in anticipation”
[Mad Men 3.04 The Fog]

NLTK Cheat Sheet

I am currently reading Natural Language Processing with Python, an excellent introduction into Computational Linguistics. Below a list of technical terms:

Bigram = “In the”, “the beginning”, “beginning god” “god created” “created earth”
Lexical Entry
Lemma + Gloss = Headword + Sense definition
Wordlist Corpora = (sophisticated) wordlist
Stopwords = high frequency words such as to, in, a.
Swadesh wordlists = Lists ca. 200 common words