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Cite: David Carlisle, “A Seasonal Puzzle”, TUGboat, Vol. 19 (1998), No. 4, p.348. See http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb19-4/tb61carl.pdf
See the result here.
What I have known for some years is starting to show up in the official statistics: nicotine chewing gum is addictive. I have been chewing the stuff on and off for some years now and when I run out of gum, I feel just like the regular smoker in panick.
Unfortunately, it seem as no-one has looked into the long-term effects of nicotine gum abuse.
An article from DR
Wiki on Nicotine Gum
This film is really fantastic: Das Leben der Anderen.
I’m still wondering if it’s a coincidence that it begins in the Orwellian year.
Spiegel Online has a review.
So, if you want to brush up your german language skills there are 4 fantastic films to see (in arbitrary order):
Das Leben der Anderen
I can’t get my hands down at the moment!
Two months ago I applied for a Ph.D. in labour economics at “Amternes og Kommunernes Forskningsinstitut” (akf – institute of local government studies) in Copenhagen. This weekend, when I checked my mail, there was an answer: I got the job!
So now I’m in a hurry of finishing my thesis, because I’ll begin my new study on the first of November…but more about this later.