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MannyRayner

Manny Rayner's book reviews

I love reviewing books - have been doing it at Goodreads, but considering moving here.

Currently reading

The Greatest Show On Earth: The Evidence For Evolution
Richard Dawkins
R in Action
Robert Kabacoff
Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies
Douglas R. Hofstadter
McGee on Food and Cooking: An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture
Harold McGee
Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood
Simon Evnine
Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
Christopher M. Bishop
Relativity, Thermodynamics and Cosmology
Richard C. Tolman
The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
Julia Herschensohn, Martha Young-Scholten

Petit livre de Kiki la cocotte qui convoitait

Petit livre de Kiki la cocotte qui convoitait - Laurent Gaulet I received M. Gaulet's fine collection of French tongue-twisters as a present earlier this evening. Try saying the following quickly:

Je suis Jésus, suis-je juste?
(I am Jesus, am I fair?)

Le marxiste excité exècre le trotskiste triste
(The hyper Marxist disses the sad Trotskyite)

Il était une fois un homme de foi qui vendait du foie dans la ville de Foix. Il se dit : "Ma foi, c'est la dernière fois que je vends du foie dans la ville de Foix."
(There was once a man of faith who sold liver in the town of Foix. He said to himself, "In faith, this is the last time I sell liver in the town of Foix.")