Morris Swadesh, “The Origin & Diversification of Language”, 1968 was a linguistic science book. The lexico-statistic method developed by Morris Swadesh is fundamental to “glotto-chronology” dating of languages. The table below shows the 50-Words of the most stable Swadesh list in glotto-chronology. This method is used to construct linguistic family trees of languages, such as … Continue reading Morris Swadesh, "The Origin and Diversification of Language" 1968.
George Kingsley Zipf, “Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort: An Introduction to Human Ecology”, 1949 was a nonfiction science book. The “Zipf Law” is a statistical distribution discovered by George Zipf. This probability distribution is a “linear ranking” statistic that describes a wild range of … Continue reading George Kingsley Zipf, "Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort”, 1949.
Ando Momofuku, “Instant-Cooking Cupped Noodles & a Method of Producing Same”, 14 December 1976, US PATENT # 3,997,676 was a recipe patent of the national dish of Japan. Ramen noodles are the national dish of the Japanese. If you have been to Japan, you know they love ramen. Ando Momofuku is famous for this invention … Continue reading Ando Momofuku, "Instant-Cooking Cupped Noodles and a Method of Producing Same", 14 December 1976, US Patent # 3,997,676.