okay so ive known that studio bones did the animated cutscenes for pl vs aa for while know but looking at the wikipedia list of works that they’ve done i just
STUDIO MOTHERFUCKING BONES ANIMATED PROFESSOR LAYTON VS ACE ATTORNEY WHAT THE FUCK
#okay i love that data’s programming doesn’t allow him to store idioms as frozen phrases the way that humans do #which means he must process language as its root semantic meanings not as specific vocabulary #which suggests that data’s language center in his positronic brain always goes through a translation matrix #so english slash federation standard is not data’s ‘native language’ as his native language is raw android information #it’s also suggests something interesting about the weighted priority of english vocabulary in data’s translation matrix though #since he chooses ‘ignite’ instead of ‘burn’ and ‘petroleum’ instead of ‘oil’ #’ignite’ instead of ‘burn’ suggests that english words with latinate roots as opposed to germanic roots #seem to be given more weight in the selection process #both ‘oil’ and ‘petroleum’ are latinate words but data’s program has selected the more subjectively formal of the two #uh i just fell down a rabbit hole that looks like the unholy love child of optimality theory and the oxford english dictionary help me #i’m gonna think on this more carry on nothing to see here #tl;dr: data is a computer mylittleredgirl none of this should be shocking yes ok
KIND OF because I am a linguistics degree dropout and am not sure my linguistics thoughts are body-of-post worthy I mean I don’t even know what Noam Chomsky would have to say about any of this.
You assume a lot when assuming such familiarity.
I met a used car salesman in the clink who used that tactic to seal both the deal and his sentence.
Regardless, I discovered Taka when on one of my walks fluttering on the ground. I could not allow such a majestic creature to suffer without aid and a bond was made.
After his healthy release, he returned to me while I was in court. It made for an interesting trial.