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Author. Have published books on metal, Jews and denial. Currently writing a book about the translation of Kinder Surprise warning messages. No, seriously.

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Joined Twitter 4/19/09


@nickmoberly @steevXIII @haroldvs @ProfAndyField @robinnkok @Kate_E_Quinn @NecroHippy @MarkLaVenia @DayalPattersonhttps://t.co/XhkZW4dh1P
1/24
2021
@haroldvs @TeethoftheSea @nickmoberly @SimonGroom2 @steevXIII @ProfAndyField @robinnkok @Kate_E_Quinn @NecroHippyhttps://t.co/CPedgg7kGZ @haroldvs @TeethoftheSea @nickmoberly @SimonGroom2 @steevXIII @ProfAndyField @robinnkok @Kate_E_Quinn @NecroHippyhttps://t.co/2p2GVpgThY @nickmoberly @SimonGroom2 @TeethoftheSea @steevXIII @haroldvs @ProfAndyField @robinnkok @Kate_E_Quinn @NecroHippyhttps://t.co/Qa999pgZNxBehold: The Kinder Surprise warning message in American Sign Language. (Thanks to Adam Frost for supplying this) https://t.co/7eZPMMb9C6 @SimonGroom2 @AsgardRoot @TeethoftheSea @djrobotham @nickmoberly @steevXIII @haroldvs @ProfAndyField @robinnkokhttps://t.co/54UL1UYn7A @nickmoberly @steevXIII @haroldvs @ProfAndyField @robinnkok @Kate_E_Quinn @NecroHippy @MarkLaVenia @DayalPattersonhttps://t.co/Av2yE2PJWY
1/23
2021
I second this and would add that @nadinebh_ often gets it in the neck from the other side too https://t.co/IK3mJTISXKManaged to get some @HeavyTherapy in @TheLancetPsych via @MothballNinja - happy days 🤘🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻 https://t.co/NcEWxOTTKv
Retweeted by Keith Kahn-Harris @KellyMacFarlane Cheers - will change @NaylorDavis @lllogansays Fab! @lllogansays No problem. 'Keep' is ambiguous in the original but I think it just means don't throw the message away @AndrewBartletta I do mention this in the book. The thing is, most experts think that the time-scale is so long tha… https://t.co/IpzWnZWPx9I was also sent a Koine (New Testament) Greek translation by @lllogansays βλέπετε μή τόδε ἀναγνῶτε καὶ ἐκφυλάξατε… https://t.co/wGaS9SAdYrεὐλάβεια! (ἣν ὁ ἀναγνὼν φυλασσέτω)· παίγνιον παισὶν ἐλασσόντων ἢ τριῶν ἐτῶν ἀνεπιτήδειον. ἴσως γὰρ ἂν τὰ μόρια ἢ ἕλ… https://t.co/pvkPcT0s3YI now have two translations of the Kinder Surprise warning Message into Ancient Greek: τὸ νουτέθημα τοῦτο ἀναγνοὺς… https://t.co/t4IEdJsYbeI managed to obtain a translation of the Message into American Sign Language - but with a twist. This is in the 'si… https://t.co/nAUnWE7oST @lllogansays @NaylorDavis Cool. Thanks! @SaintRidley @MetalClassicist Thanks so much. Really helpful. Will credit you in the book @MetalClassicist I do yes
1/22
2021
@lllogansays @NaylorDavis Thanks. I have ancient Greek now. @MetalClassicist I have those except for Middle English @NaylorDavis I now have a rough and ready one into Talmudic Aramaic but now looking for Targumic and other eras (I have Syriac) @NaylorDavis I have Coptic but not Koine! @HannibalBarcids He is the obvious choice but a bit past his primeReally enjoyed #Lupin, particular the way it thumbs its nose at French racism and colonial legacy. Makes me think t… https://t.co/223JN2r2GX @KellyMacFarlane Understood! @MetalClassicist Just got it. Thanks so much! @KellyMacFarlane Wow. Thanks! I will credit you in the book @homophonous 'The Babel Message', to be published by @iconbooks in November. Based on this: https://t.co/kv5wN9PUNq @LiberalElite10 I'd love that. I've heard of Mirandes. Thanks! @LiberalElite10 Oh that does! I don't have Gallego. Here's the official Portugeuse message: 'ATENÇÃO, leia e guarde… https://t.co/2GbEUoq6Hd @PeterGAMiller @MetalClassicist Thanks! Actually it looks like someone is going to provide Talmudic so Targumic Aramaic would be awesome @LiberalElite10 Thanks. Looks like I have someone now. What other languages did he work on? @MetalClassicist Great! Thanks so much. Feel free to include any contextual details of how you produced the transla… https://t.co/LP6qLBJRQZ @MetalClassicist Fab! It's: 'WARNING, read and keep: Toy not suitable for children under 3 years. Small parts might… https://t.co/AicS1TsHbn @ShammaBoyarin To have the Message translated by one of the greatest Talmud scholars of his generation would be an… https://t.co/fI4s8RGQ2yI still need translations of the Kinder Surprise warning message into 2 languages for my book: Ancient Greek and Ar… https://t.co/OuK2yqoEVoThe God Machine https://t.co/hqtjUAuuty
1/21
2021
Extraordinary that Trump just slunk away without a final burst of vileness. Maybe a part of him wants to be decent.Boy do Americans have an incredible musical tradition. @SteveWeller82 That would be goodOkay America you win, that J Lo moment was pretty damn specialWhenever I watch a US presidential inauguration, I am reminded of the best thing about the UK system: One disposabl… https://t.co/UT4b2zEpSoI have to say I would have loved to have seen Trump dying inside as he watched Biden on the podium.This conversation with @BlewishAnd and @nadinebh_ is worth your time. https://t.co/sk0dtkFsVWNew book in the Metal Music and Culture series! Multilingual Metal Music ed. by Dr Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi,… https://t.co/6yRtZjf5Vr
Retweeted by Keith Kahn-Harris
1/20
2021
@supergutman Well in a sense we are in the middle of a war. @NaylorDavis @MetalClassicist @ShammaBoyarin @RosemaryLHill @Lainad @ISMMSOfficial @HeavyTherapy @Kate_E_Quinn Oh God I forgot her too! @MetalClassicist @ShammaBoyarin @RosemaryLHill @Lainad @ISMMSOfficial @NaylorDavis Oh yes of course - sorry I forgot you @NaylorDavis @MetalClassicist I don't follow as many as I should but try @RosemaryLHill @ShammaBoyarin @Lainad @ISMMSOfficial for a start. @supergutman No pastries and cups of tea at the shiva either. It's such routines that provide comfort @supergutman Cheers Marlon. I am fine - it's thinking of all the people mourning right now that breaks me upJust attended a Zoom funeral for a family friend who died of Covid. Usually I come away from Jewish funerals feelin… https://t.co/gsV4gGlVsq
1/19
2021
@MrOwens212 Looks interesting! @HannibalBarcids @YairWallach Please delete. I don't know where you got that from but it's potentially libellous and definitely nasty. @YairWallach Exactly @Falcon_Malteser The two sides are interrelated @supergutman Couldn't you find a picture of a two-bit nipple peepshow in Rio De Janeiro? @MichaelAHann @petepaphides I think the ludicrously formal French salutation at the end of a letter deserves an Eng… https://t.co/LrQRumkc88 @EckerstromPaky Don't taunt me!
1/18
2021
@nickstew_art I know. We came close @EncodedFreq True @ajfuzz1 What on earth has that got to do with Phil Spector?Even if he had never killed or abused anyone, assessing Phil Spector's legacy is tough as his work captured the ins… https://t.co/zhMaRstaqkWhat I would give for a heavy snowfall in London right now. @realbabyseal I love that songJust learned from this video that black metal without distortion sounds like The Wedding Present did in the 1980s. https://t.co/hxvGAVmYtO @thatinterlace Me too. RidiculousThe bit about antisemitism in Labour was a couple of paragraphs in Rafael Behr's quite lengthy article. It's a sign… https://t.co/T4dXJRturW
1/17
2021
@nickmoberly @steevXIII @haroldvs @ProfAndyField @robinnkok @Kate_E_Quinn @NecroHippy @MarkLaVenia @DayalPattersonhttps://t.co/PAmaOxJEjp
1/16
2021
@Nick_Ruskell Funny old worldI don't think I will ever understand how people who have for years associated people entering the country with infe… https://t.co/Rcx0kPBxqq @jenniferverson @JewthinkO @GJikeli Happy to consider it @__jacker__ @JewthinkO @GJikeli Oops. Thanks for letting me knowThe second, by Ken Stern, was more critical and was published 10 days ago. 2/2 https://t.co/Yl2WqlBlcKI commissioned a couple of thoughtful articles on the IHRA definition of antisemitism for @JewthinkO . This latest,… https://t.co/9aHdx6g9cP
1/15
2021
@Dorianlynskey I wonder whether this all about his father. He is rebelling against a man who built things and added… https://t.co/rsDdJ8JK4CYes this is me https://t.co/nNYn2Fog7w
1/14
2021
In this context, those on the right who are genuinely not racist and genuinely believe that their politics can redu… https://t.co/WEYUe7v3IUThe UK right is starting to be confronted by the same choice: Can we really be bothered to jump through all those h… https://t.co/qgQely8axLTrump offered the real thing. The GOPs decision now is whether they want to continue with a successful strategy tha… https://t.co/7yblOa04UsWhat we are seeing now in the US - and also in other countries - is a growing unwillingness to accept the downsides… https://t.co/J6CeQbzF6FProblem 2: Informal racism and inequality is not viscerally 'satisfying'. It doesn't offer the pleasures of overt v… https://t.co/aMi9heEyZPProblem 1: The downside of this is that you would have to accept periods out of power, albeit the fact that these c… https://t.co/1StU2Ni1HBOver decades the GOP (helped sometimes by 'moderate' Democrats) managed to recreate many of the elements of oligarc… https://t.co/VAkB62KNTL...The discovery was that it was possible to maintain discrimination, caste and oligarchy through 'informal' means… https://t.co/EdxPTkE2FwTHREAD: I think the conflict within US right at the moment over Trump is a generational change in right-wing politi… https://t.co/biv4i5U9dI @greenie_jew Well that's an optimistic vision to a degree.The Quechua Academy of Humanities @runaqichwa, are currently fundraising. Raising the status of indigenous language… https://t.co/X4owwXWXNeAnd the Messages keep on coming. This is Quechua, an indigenous South American language provided by @runaqichwa: P… https://t.co/kQBT1VI3ZM @NaylorDavis I actually talk about Midrash and about the documentary hypothesis
1/13
2021
@ain_ani9 I like Elizabeth Warren. And Nicole Sturgeon @ain_ani9 The 1945 Labour government for a start @HannibalBarcids I was alienated under New Labour. I was alienated under Corbyn. Today I am meh, which is the most… https://t.co/UF7pVzMOZB @alexcruik ExactlyWhich is why, btw, I was always pretty lukewarm about Kinnock @HannibalBarcids I think you might be underestimating how difficult it was to raise concerns about Corbyn's compete… https://t.co/jDjVF13QUqI grew up in the Thatcher years. While I was politicised as a result, I never doubted the government's ability to g… https://t.co/A5OpjXjNld @HannibalBarcids I don't know why anyone would want to stay with England if they have options to get out.
1/12
2021

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