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answered Meaning of “paddling hell-for-leather away from a harmless seal”?
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revised How do hyphens modify the meaning of “n-month-old”?
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comment How do hyphens modify the meaning of “n-month-old”?
No matter how you phrase it it seems like you are asking if there is a difference in meaning between the three different examples of usage. My answer was no, as is slim's more verbose version apparently. I'm not really sure what the issue is, other than replying with a yes/no makes less sense when the question is subsequently edited to a "how does" which played more directly into what slim wanted to respond with.
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comment How do hyphens modify the meaning of “n-month-old”?
heh, well if you remove the question he's asking and replace it with your own that changes things of course
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comment How do hyphens modify the meaning of “n-month-old”?
@slim but he's asking if there is a difference in meaning, there is not
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revised How do hyphens modify the meaning of “n-month-old”?
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answered How do hyphens modify the meaning of “n-month-old”?
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comment Word for a yes/no question that's more to elicit a longer response
@FumbleFingers Hahaha, that makes it all worthwhile! Also if someone puts middle-ended down for the answer I'll accept it, even though its part of SE culture I can't bring myself to answer my own question.
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comment Word for a yes/no question that's more to elicit a longer response
@FumbleFingers middle-ended question is really a perfect description, might have to just make up a word. Essentially its an open-ended question disguised as a close-ended question.
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comment Word for a yes/no question that's more to elicit a longer response
@Matt "Do you feel remorse for your affiliations with the Nazi party?"...although it doesn't have to be a loaded question, just something which you are reasonably sure is going to get the responder talking beyond the y/n
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comment Word for a yes/no question that's more to elicit a longer response
@N.N. I'm asking how to describe a question that would elicit a more open-ended response even thought it could be answered y/n...not how to get someone to answer y/n
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asked Word for a yes/no question that's more to elicit a longer response
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answered What is the name of combination, in error, of similar or related words? (E.g.: segueway)
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comment What word would you use to describe someone who tries to one up everything you say?
"that guy"...don't be that guy ;)
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answered “Founded on [date]” vs. “Founded in [date]”
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comment Meaning and usage of “hit the nail upon the top”
That looks like an incorrect translation of the idiom "hit the nail on the head" which means to get something exactly right.