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Jun
16
awarded  Constituent
Jun
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
12
comment Context of “when?”
@ColinFine: That doesn't surprise me, but that's good to know. That would explain the notion of "upward mobility," which is more ingrained in the American psyche than elsewhere.
Jun
12
comment Context of “when?”
@FumbleFingers: Yes, "way back when" works. But there is an element of "way back when..." things weren't so good as today.
Jun
12
comment Context of “when?”
@fumbleFingers: Yes, "way back when" or "long, long ago."
Jun
12
answered What's the metaphorical meaning of “Tone-deaf”?
Jun
12
asked Context of “when?”
Jun
12
comment Hypernym for “film” and “TV series”
@J.r.: And nowadays we have "internet videos," so we really need the hypernym.
Jun
11
answered Hypernym for “customer,” “supplier”, “manufacturer”
Jun
11
answered What is the player called who has a turn?
Jun
11
comment What do you call the activities between actual work?
Interesting word, "ancillary." Derived from the Latin for slave, I believe. (This would be with reference to the e.g. administrative "duties," in relation to the main task.)
Jun
11
comment Hypernym for “customer,” “supplier”, “manufacturer”
@FumbleFingers: A "non-manufacturing" supplier could be a distributor or retailer. The question is a bit esoteric, but IMHO not off topic.
Jun
11
comment Hypernym for “customer,” “supplier”, “manufacturer”
This is something of an economics question (as an economist, I can think of answers). I recast the question in that light and wonder if it can be re-opened in its current form. Because while the terms are (slightly) esoteric, they are in English.
Jun
11
revised Hypernym for “customer,” “supplier”, “manufacturer”
Clarified the question.by putting them under one "umbrella."
Jun
11
answered Hypernym for “boys only”, “girls only”, and “co-ed”
Jun
11
answered Hypernym for “webinars” and “podcasts”
Jun
11
answered Hypernym for “film” and “TV series”
Jun
11
comment What is the origin of the phrase “forty winks,” meaning a short nap?
A synonymous expression is to "catch a few z's."
Jun
9
awarded  Caucus
Jun
9
answered Single word for 'being one step ahead of others'