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Software geek, inveterate dabbler, latent biblioklept.


Mar
19
comment Adjective to describe something that tastes unpleasant because it has too many flavors?
I've heard of dishes that are a jumble of flavors referred to (especially on cooking shows) as muddled.
Mar
10
comment etymology and pronunciation of bowline knot
@Mitch M-W Unabridged lists /ˈboulīn/ as an acceptable secondary pronunciation, so OED isn't entirely wrong.
Mar
9
comment etymology and pronunciation of bowline knot
Added a link to Oxford's US English pronunciation of bowline
Mar
9
revised etymology and pronunciation of bowline knot
Added link to US English reference
Mar
9
answered etymology and pronunciation of bowline knot
Mar
5
comment Single word for “pleasant to look at”
Not according to M-W Unabridged...
Mar
5
awarded  Good Answer
Mar
2
answered Name of the quality of the bad sound that you have in Skype
Feb
25
answered What word describes a group of which the speaker is not a part?
Feb
25
comment Need help understanding sentence with term “over constraining”
Read literally (and somewhat tongue in cheek), it means, "We do not believe in putting so many restrictions on the team that they lose their minds."
Feb
25
revised Pronunciation of “bifurcate” as an adjective
Clarified sentence
Feb
24
answered Pronunciation of “bifurcate” as an adjective
Feb
24
answered Can “paraxial” mean “axis-parallel”?
Feb
22
comment How to express the quality of being fried?
"Fry 3 or 4 dumplings at a time, turning once, until golden brown and crisp."
Feb
22
revised Is there a word for “25 years” like “bicentennial” for 200 years? Is it “Quadranscentennial”?
Used correct combining form
Feb
22
answered Is there a word for “25 years” like “bicentennial” for 200 years? Is it “Quadranscentennial”?
Feb
14
revised What is it called when someone says something like: “I'm not a racist, but…”
Updated URL
Feb
10
answered Word to describe a question with multiple exact correct answers
Feb
5
awarded  terminology
Feb
5
revised What is the function of “such as” in this sentence?
Italicized