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bio website regis.decamps.info
location Switzerland
age 35
visits member for 3 years, 3 months
seen Mar 3 at 11:27

Apr
25
comment Abbreviation of EU and associated punctuation
Also, those are not abbreviations but acronysms
Feb
23
comment Term for “Every 2 weeks”?
I was pretty sure biweekly meant "twice a week".
Jan
6
comment When to use “click” and “click on”
And "click here" goes against every User Experience best pracices as well as against SEO.
Dec
23
comment Is there an English idiom for 'your silence implies your consent'?
This is too tied to the wedding ceremony. I would be very surprise to see this idiom in a contract, or in oral speech (without implying the reference to the wedding ceremony)
Dec
6
comment “How are you” in America
(sorry, I'm not a native English speaker). When you refer moral superiority, are you refering to the meaning involved in I'm a good person.
Dec
6
comment How many spaces should come after a period/full stop?
The HTML specifications say [the browser] should collapse input white space sequences when producing output inter-word space.
Dec
6
comment What does “8/7c” stand for?
If it is 7pm in the Central Timezone, there is only one timezone where it is 8pm: The EST (Eastern Standard Timezone)
Nov
23
comment Can “thanks in advance” be considered rude?
duplicate of meta.stackexchange.com/questions/98149
Nov
22
comment Keep myself right on this train
@Mr.ShinyandNew安宇 I'm not asking for criticism, discussion nor analysis. I'm just asking for an explaination in plain English. Is this community going to close all the questions typed "what does ... mean?"
Nov
22
comment Keep myself right on this train
@JasperLoy music.stackexchange.com are for topics about practice & performance, composition, technique, theory, and history. Explaining the meaning of sentences, even lyrics, is definitely out of scope there.
Nov
21
comment Keep myself right on this train
True, but these 3 sentences make the full 1st verse. I don't have more context.
Nov
18
comment What is the equivalent of “Jack o'lantern” in British English?
I'm not a native English speaker
Nov
18
comment Formally introducing yourself in an email
What's the point of giving your name when it is actually already available in the From field? Can't you write "Dear Mr Jones, I'm a code monkey, and I work..."
Nov
18
comment When your 10-year old boy says “It’s meta,” what does it mean? In what situation and of what sort of object they use this phrase?
Yes meta-data is data about data, like attributes, properties.
Nov
18
comment Difference between “classical” and “classic”
Also note the idiom "That's a classic!", for a typical joke or funny situation
Nov
18
comment Is “sans” a drop-in replacement for “without”?
@BarrieEngland You are right, I removed this incorrect dating. Most likely, they have the same etymology, though. "sans" comes from "sinis", which is barbarian latin for "sine"
Nov
18
comment Are “power” and “clout” perfect synonyms?
@FumbleFingers 's comment is perfectly eligible for being a full answer
Aug
16
comment How do you correctly say large numbers
Unfortunately the graph doesn't proove anything, as +Unreason points out: this graph can perfectly show that "101" is losing popularity and that "100.01" (cent) is gaining popularity.
Aug
16
comment How to pronounce “Linux”
"Linux" and "patent" are so easy to pronounce with a French accent :-)