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hugovk / schbot_trends.txt
Last active Nov 30, 2015
UK and US Twitter trends from 26 Jan - 30 Nov 2015, one logged per hour (except the first few include World, France and Sweden WOEIDs) by
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Created Sep 3, 2015
Convert the letters of your full name into numbers, add them together, & determine the prime factorization of the sum
#!/usr/bin/env python
# encoding: utf-8
Today's challenge:
Convert the letters of your full name into numbers, add them together,
& determine the prime factorization of the sum
hugovk / HOLD-DOOR-1801.jpg
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Cutthroats: A supplement to Johnson's English dictionary (1801)
hugovk / Vagrantfile
Created Jun 1, 2015
A Drupal Vagrantfile
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# -*- mode: ruby -*-
# vi: set ft=ruby :
hostname = 'myvagrant'
domain = ''
ip = ''
#forwarded_port = 8080
cpus = 2
ram = 2048
hugovk /
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Attempt to download another user's Wordnik list
#!/usr/bin/env python
# encoding: utf-8
from wordnik import swagger, AccountApi, WordListApi
permalink = "gapeseeds-and-muckworms---compound-derogatives"
hugovk /
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Cutthroat verb-nouns

Cutthroat verb-nouns

David-Antoine Williams writes:

What is the difference between a catch-all and a catch-phrase? Both are compounds formed as Verb+Noun, but in catch-all, the noun is the direct object of the verb, whereas in catch-phrase it is the subject. That is, a catch-all is something that catches all things, whereas a catch-phrase is not something that catches phrases – it is a phrase that catches something. Get it?

Recently there has been some discussion of catch-all type compounds, which Brianne Hughes has named “cutthroat compounds,” after one of the more suggestive of these. Apparently they’re rare, because they violate a general tendency for compounds in English to put the ‘head’ (e.g. phrase) on the right (‘right-headedness’). Compare F. ouvre-bouteille to E. bottle-opener (not open-bo


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hugovk / .jshintrc
Last active Apr 29, 2016
Gruntfile for Drupal to compile Less to CSS with source maps
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"node": true,
"browser": true,
"esnext": true,
"bitwise": true,
"camelcase": true,
"curly": true,
"eqeqeq": true,
"immed": true,
"indent": 4,
hugovk /
Last active Aug 29, 2015 downloads and extracts a database from Pantheon in a local environment. extracts the last downloaded DB.
echo $1
# From the Pantheon dashboard Backups tab, copy the temporary link for the
# database. Call this script with that link (in quotes) as a parameter.
if [ -z "$1" ];
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Last active Aug 29, 2015
Questions arising from a Project Gutenberg corpus
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