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trying to learn and help others learn :)


Oct
5
comment What does Albert Einstein’s epigram, “Many of the things you can count, don't count. …” mean?
Meaning, science doesn't matter in life for Einstein?
Sep
22
accepted Why is the current unrest in the Arab world called the “Arab Spring”?
Sep
20
accepted What's the word for a migration from a manual-based system to a IT-based system?
Sep
15
revised What's the word for a migration from a manual-based system to a IT-based system?
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Sep
15
asked What's the word for a migration from a manual-based system to a IT-based system?
Sep
15
awarded  Yearling
Sep
13
comment What does “it’s not going to suck itself ” mean?
@cerberus does it rhyme with douchebag? I don't get the joke here
Sep
13
comment What does “it’s not going to suck itself ” mean?
@cerberus what's axolotl?
Sep
13
comment Is it true that only the positions of the first and last letter in a word matter, the rest can be scrambled?
@eldro interior, I think
Sep
13
comment What is the error called when two letters are mistakenly swapped?
@Unreason english.stackexchange.com/questions/8628/…
Sep
13
comment What's the word for “doing useless things while you don't have anything to do”?
what's wrong with "to kill time"?
Sep
12
comment Why is the current unrest in the Arab world called the “Arab Spring”?
can you cite a reference for your assertion?
Sep
12
revised Why is the current unrest in the Arab world called the “Arab Spring”?
added 20 characters in body
Sep
12
asked Why is the current unrest in the Arab world called the “Arab Spring”?
Sep
11
comment President Obama is called Sleeping Barry. Who in the world is this “Sleeping Barry”?
@JSB nice one...
Sep
9
comment Can I say “We don't must”, any alternative using a modal verb if I can't?
I don't see how the ordering of auxiliaries are related to this. As far as I can see the main issue is only the conundrum of meaning
Sep
9
comment A single word that means “to push yourself”
This is not a verb
Sep
7
comment Why do I instinctively want to use the present tense with a conditional?
your boss is French?
Sep
4
comment Arguable (“susceptible to doubt”) vs arguable (“susceptible to being supported”)
For me, it is not clear that the appellants have a case that can be doubted or one that can be convincing
Sep
4
accepted Why is it “The King's Speech” but “Le Discours d'un Roi”?