(Edward Jajko, USA, 02/17/19 5:01 am)
WAIS has discussed airplanes recently.
Here's a story about an airplane that, like the commercial American SST, has fallen victim to changing economics.
Airbus to Scrap A380 Sup
(Henry Levin, USA, 02/17/19 4:02 am)
I think that the standard terminology for what John E calls "observer bias" is confirmatory bias. See: Lee, J. K., Choi, J., Kim, C., & Kim, Y (2014) "Social media, network heterog
(John Heelan, UK, 02/16/19 10:47 am)
Some people think that Trump is the US National Emergency.
JE comments: John Heelan has been on a quipping roll this week! One thing the Pundit Class has been say
(John Eipper, USA, 02/16/19 8:21 am)
Gary Moore writes:
For WAIS linguists: the word "endhó" is stumping me,
with its murmur from a hidden world. It's from Mexico,
a prominent geogr
(David Duggan, USA, 02/16/19 6:34 am)
Like Eugenio Battaglia (15 February), I believe Trump's accomplishments are underrated. Economic vitality, withdrawal from time-worn or disastrous treaties or "joint frameworks" (INF, Ir
(John Eipper, USA, 02/16/19 3:59 am)
Ric Mauricio writes:
A few thoughts on the subjects visited by Eugenio Battaglia on February 15th.
1) Immigration: Yes, Eugenio is correct that a country h
(Patrick Mears, Germany, 02/15/19 12:35 pm)
One of William F. Buckley's best comments during the 1965 NYC mayoral campaign was his answer to the question, "What will you do if you win?" His response: "Immediately demand a r
(David Duggan, USA, 02/15/19 3:59 am)
John E wrote that Bill Buckley was "not a politician." He ran for mayor of New York City in the mid 1960s. John Lindsay was elected by my recollection.
JE comments: You are correct,
(José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 02/15/19 3:33 am)
I appreciate Jordi Molins's recent WAIS posts, because I am learning a lot about Catalonia--its language, politics, etc. Even though it is hard for me to agree with Jordi on most issues, I am than
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 02/15/19 2:53 am)
My apologies to Carmen Negrín (February 13), but this "Bastian Contrario" wants to say a few things in favor of Trump.
1) Immigration. Any country has the right to check the inf