The number of uses of the word “fuck” in Tim Minchin’s “The Pope Song”

This is a breakdown of how many times Tim Minchin uses the word “fuck” or some derivative thereof during the performance of “The Pope Song”, as performed in the Royal Albert Hall with The Heritage Orchestra. The lyrics have 454 words in total. “motherfucker” is used 42 times (9%) “motherfucking” is used 11 times (2%)… Continue reading The number of uses of the word “fuck” in Tim Minchin’s “The Pope Song”

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Proposal for an English language spelling reform

Correctly spelling English is horribly difficult when compared to almost any other language. Due to the long history of the language with no real attempts to control the way the language has evolved, English spelling is riddled with exceptions, inconsistencies and arbitrary assignments of letter combinations to sounds. A more phonetic spelling would have many… Continue reading Proposal for an English language spelling reform

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About averages

I’m just posting this here so that I know where to look the next time I need to check one of these terms: Finnish English What is it? Keskiluku Average “the top level concept” Keskiarvo Mean “total divived by number” Mediaani Median “the one in the middle” Moodi Mode “the most common value”

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