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Mar
22
answered Using a word to describe that something can be detailed
Mar
22
comment Is “Please to” proper English?
@John - forums.randi.org
Mar
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
21
comment Technical term for `avoiding responsibility` with decision-makers?
+1 Pete. Also suggest you start here en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filibuster and follow the links for further reading
Mar
20
comment Is “Please to” proper English?
Embarassingly enough on another forum I use a "Grammar police - to serve and correct" badge as my avatar.
Mar
20
answered Is an all or nothing affair
Mar
20
answered Is “Please to” proper English?
Mar
15
comment “I have no story to be told” or “I have no story to tell”?
Good points FF, but sometimes it's exactly those nuances that make the opening of a book/song/poem work. I enjoy thinking about them anyway
Mar
15
comment Use of “B defers to A” when A takes precedence over B
@AffableGeek. Sorry, maybe my google-fu is weak but I can't find any usage of deign as a synonym for defer.
Mar
15
comment Use of “B defers to A” when A takes precedence over B
I'm dubious of "deigns". I would only use it in the form "A deigns to do b"
Mar
15
comment Pronunciation of “loch”
Well this Scot agrees with you but also reserves the right to poke fun at anyone pronouncing it thus. ;-) +1
Mar
15
comment Pronunciation of “loch”
So the Scots and Welsh aren't Brits?
Mar
15
answered “I have no story to be told” or “I have no story to tell”?
Mar
15
answered Use of “B defers to A” when A takes precedence over B
Mar
13
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
12
answered How do I pluralize Italian foods, like pasta noodles (spaghetti, macaroni)?
Mar
12
answered Can the term “jack/jerk off” be used for female masturbation?
Jan
19
comment Suitable abstraction for Email and SMS
This is similar to what IBM's Sametime client does. Right click on a contact and there's an option "Send>" - select that and you get the option to send announcement or email.
Jan
19
comment Is there a name for the feeling “Damn, I already asked this question three years ago”?
deja Q? Sorry. I'll go now.
Jan
3
answered Is “uncollaborative” a word?