Prize-winning Duck Biologist Quacks at Rotterdam Ban on Feeding Bread to Ducks

The city of Rotterdam plans to prohibit people from feeding bread to ducks. The news organization NRC reports, on April 7, 2022, about the pushback on that, especially from the city’s most eminent duck biologist. Here is a machine translation (into English) of that report: Doubts in Rotterdam about the usefulness of the ban on […]

For Specialists: Bread, Crumbs, and Related Matters in the Ormulum

For those who are savvy about the Ormulum, new insights await as to bread, crumbs, and related matters. Details are in the study: “Bread, Crumbs, and Related Matters in the Ormulum,” Nils-Lennart Johannesson [pictured here], In Selected Proceedings of the 2005 Symposium on New Approaches in English Historical Lexis (HEL-LEX), pp. 69-82. 2006. The author, at Stockholm […]