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#171682 - 11/27/07 06:24 PM a new visual dictionary
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Visual Dictionary

looks interesting.
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#171687 - 11/27/07 08:07 PM Re: a new visual dictionary [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
olly Offline
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Predominantly Nouns. Perhaps for a second language learner?


Edited by olly (11/27/07 09:38 PM)

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#171703 - 11/28/07 08:33 AM Re: a new visual dictionary [Re: olly]
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Looks good, eta -- thanks!

Olly, nouns are the easiest to illustrate, no?

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#171726 - 11/28/07 04:34 PM Re: a new visual dictionary [Re: AnnaStrophic]
olly Offline
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Indeed. One of our exercises in art class was to illustrate movement and emotion. Not as easy as one might think. Facial gestures, trees blowing, sunny skies, all allude to or suggest a meaning but are not definitive. A talented artist can achieve a more astute result but ultimately the perception is in the eye of the beholder, and we all have our favourite colours don't we?

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#171734 - 11/28/07 07:58 PM Re: a new visual dictionary [Re: olly]
Zed Offline
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Contest:
who can suggest the best image for the term "concept"?

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#171735 - 11/28/07 08:07 PM Re: a new visual dictionary [Re: Zed]
Zed Offline
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just for fun I clicked on condition, it showed me a hybrid car battery conditioner?!?!
Its choices are as idiosyncratic as, oh darn, what was the name of our spellcheck engine a while back?

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#171736 - 11/28/07 09:26 PM Re: a new visual dictionary [Re: Zed]
Faldage Offline
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Originally Posted By: Zed
just for fun I clicked on condition, it showed me a hybrid car battery conditioner?!?!
Its choices are as idiosyncratic as, oh darn, what was the name of our spellcheck engine a while back?


Ænigma

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#171749 - 11/29/07 08:42 PM Re: a new visual dictionary [Re: Faldage]
Zed Offline
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dat's der bunny, thanks Faldage

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