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Oct
4
awarded  Scholar
Oct
3
asked Where did “God helps those who help themselves” originate?
Sep
22
comment “Software craftsman” as complimentary term for programmer
It's more complimentary than neutral, but I (as a "software craftsman") get tired of all the extremely wide terms for programmer/developer/designer/architect/etc.
Aug
23
awarded  Mortarboard
Aug
23
comment What is wrong with the word “performant”?
Uhh... I'm a native speaker and I would totally use that phrase. :P I appreciate you're well thought out comment though. Thank you!
Aug
23
awarded  Commentator
Aug
23
comment Why are “indemnify” and “condemn” spelled differently?
Very nice! There's also indemnity, making it a noun.
Aug
23
answered Words (especially homographs or homonyms) with different inflection
Aug
23
awarded  Suffrage
Aug
23
answered finding proper article for a sentence
Aug
23
comment Words (especially homographs or homonyms) with different inflection
Another example in Spanish, esta (this) and está (it is). Interesting question +1
Aug
23
answered Is there a word for the act of dimming an oil lamp?
Aug
23
comment “Neither . . . nor” vs. “nor . . . neither”
It can come before the verb, but then it would apply to the verb, "I neither like nor detest thing A". But yes, +1.
Aug
23
comment Punctuation in presentation slides
"Standard issues of grammar don't normally apply in this situation." I totally agree.
Aug
23
answered Punctuation in presentation slides
Aug
23
answered What is it called when something is described by what it isn't?
Aug
23
answered What highway exit does “Next Exit” refer to?
Aug
23
awarded  Editor
Aug
23
awarded  Critic
Aug
23
comment “Leadership is our drive. What's your?”
Hmm... I think you're right about "What is his?" since that could also be a pronoun. Nice catch.