Slang, Google, Languages, More: Morning Buzz, March 3, 2012

Your fun link for the day: a dictionary of 19th century slang. Free at Gutenberg. (LOVE!)

Sneaky peeky! The new 1940 Census Web site!

Wow, the California State Library blog is going Tumblr.

Nigeria has launched its first digital archive.

The St. Louis Cardinals now have an online museum.

Google Translate now supports Esperanto.

A very nice (and I’m sure will come in handy) Google URL tweak from Lifehacker.

Nice article from Australia Geographic: “Project creates ark for world’s dying languages”. “Eight new “talking dictionaries” have been unveiled by linguists who journeyed to some of most remote corners of the world in search of vanishing languages. Though no Australian languages are yet included, many face a dire future. These talking dictionaries – of eight languages – feature more than 32,000 written words 24,000 audio recordings of native speakers pronouncing words and sentences, as well as photos of cultural objects.”

Live in Flordia? Here’s a stack of Twitter feeds to help you with the traffic.

Do no foxtrot: the Google Waltz Lab. Good morning, Internet…

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