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comment Is saying “an obsolete remnant” redundant?
@RoaringFish: Yeah, "relic" is good. What lead me to think of "remnant" was the Finnish word jäänne, which actually better translates to "relic" or "remains" now that I looked it up.
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revised Is saying “an obsolete remnant” redundant?
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comment Is saying “an obsolete remnant” redundant?
Thanks! (I sdded some context as a comment to the question.)
Jun
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comment Is saying “an obsolete remnant” redundant?
Context whence the question arose: in a software project, a file that had been laying in version control for a year, originally added with some intention in mind, but actually serving no purpose whatsoever. What to call that file?
Jun
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asked Is saying “an obsolete remnant” redundant?
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comment Is “might could” a correct construct?
@tchrist: Yes, that sounds about right, but I don't how see how it relates to my comment. Maybe you misread what I wrote. (I never used the phrase you object to.)
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comment Does this device to restrict access to roads have a generic name?
Another, related name for them seems to be retractable traffic bollard.
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revised Why do we say “I win” instead of “I won”?
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answered Noun for “person with intermediate skill”
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revised Shorter way to say “split [user story] into tasks”
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