May 23, 2014
Interview with Steven Pinker, author of the book The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
Do you know why we call junk email Spam? Well we owe it all to Monty Python…
A Python skit from the early 70's in which a couple asks a waitress what's on the menu and she says, "Well we have eggs and Spam, eggs, bacon, and Spam, eggs, sausage, bacon, and Spam, eggs, Spam, sausage, Spam, Spam, bacon, Spam, eggs and Spam, Spam, spinach and Spam."