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asked What does “our project has gone to Kan” mean?
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asked Is it “We consider A and B as equal” or “We consider A and B to be equal”?
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comment Is there a rule for the position of the accent (stressed sound) in words ending with -ative?
"Declaration is actually stressed at the third syllable in both British and US English" really? Because I usually hear "Declaration of Independence" and it is stressed at the first syllable
Feb
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asked Is there a rule for the position of the accent (stressed sound) in words ending with -ative?
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comment Should I use a plural when describing a state? Such as SingleProductMode vs MultipleProductsMode?
that's because when I first wrote my question, not only did I mention "Single Product Mode", but I also mentioned "SingleProductMode" if used as a variable name in programming. Then people say "programming is not English"
Dec
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comment Should I use a plural when describing a state? Such as SingleProductMode vs MultipleProductsMode?
you said "In your code, you can call it anything you like"... so that's the thing, the manager actually asked me to rename the variable. I think it could make sense to follow the general English usage rules when naming things
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revised Should I use a plural when describing a state? Such as SingleProductMode vs MultipleProductsMode?
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comment Should I use a plural when describing a state? Such as SingleProductMode vs MultipleProductsMode?
Actually, this question could be clearly valid, if I am asking about, a user manual, say for a thermostat, which describes the thermostat having a Single Air-conditioner Mode, and a Multiple Air-conditioners Mode. Why do some people think it has to be related to programming and close this question down?
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comment Should I use 10 cent words or $2 words?
I suppose, if I am writing in general, then it depends on what kind of a world I live in (which changes from the 80s to the 90s, to the 2010s). But then again, it can be if I am in a city, it is a different version of a "world" if I drive 30 minutes to another city, or maybe if I just walk 10 blocks in one direction in a city, it could be a different world.
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