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Marc Peabody
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I found a neato site today.

Visual Thesaurus

I think it's lacking in its number of entries but it sure was fun to play around with!


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Cute. Y'all recognize the applet, right? Talk about leveraging existing technologies!


[Jess in Action][AskingGoodQuestions]
Stan James
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Yeah, it's that puzzle where we had to move the dots around until there were no crossing lines, right?


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For the authors outside of you: http://www.literature-map.com/


Uncontrolled vocabularies
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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Originally posted by Stan James:
Yeah, it's that puzzle where we had to move the dots around until there were no crossing lines, right?


It seems strikingly similar to one of the classic JDK demo applets. I remember fiddling with this code myself in 1995.
Stan James
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That was a joke, by the way. I thought this thesaurus looked like something one could hack up with some freebie components in a jiffy.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Originally posted by Stan James:
That was a joke, by the way.


OK, that's like four times in two days that I was involved in a thread where somebody made a joke (sometimes it was me) and it went over (or sideways past) someone's head (some other times it was me.) We need a humor detector that automatically inserts smilies for the humor-impaired!
Marc Peabody
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:


OK, that's like four times in two days that I was involved in a thread where somebody made a joke (sometimes it was me) and it went over (or sideways past) someone's head (some other times it was me.) We need a humor detector that automatically inserts smilies for the humor-impaired!


Was that a joke?
ankur rathi
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I found it a good vocabulary tool. Isn't it?
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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