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I've recently completed my MSc Computer Science from a UK institution, and have moved back to the US to begin work. I write in my spare time, enjoy cooking, and apparently am addicted to signing up for SE sites :).


Apr
11
accepted Origin of the phrase “fire away”?
Apr
11
accepted Origin of “bite your tongue” as a response
Apr
11
accepted Meaning of “she will never get sore” in 1950s
Apr
11
accepted “Grit” vs “gritted”
Jan
28
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
19
awarded  Enlightened
Dec
19
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
4
awarded  Civic Duty
Dec
2
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
14
comment What do you call a person who is given money to cash your check, usually using force, when the indebted people refuse to give your money back?
@MarkThorin There is reason to believe that Polonius was intended to be full of bad advice and hot air, and thus, the line was not meant to be taken as a life lesson in the first place
Oct
11
awarded  Yearling
Sep
12
comment What is this wordplay I'm thinking of involving homonyms?
@RegDwigh—ā And that would be where I first heard the term: on WriteBadlyWell. I couldn't remember that either, to go look it up. Thanks!
Sep
12
comment What is this wordplay I'm thinking of involving homonyms?
Syllepsis is the term I was thinking of! Thanks bunches. Now I also know a more accurate term :)
Sep
12
accepted What is this wordplay I'm thinking of involving homonyms?
Sep
12
asked What is this wordplay I'm thinking of involving homonyms?
Aug
17
comment Can I say “What's the sense of (something)”?
I usually see "where's the sense" take the preposition "in" rather than "of"
Apr
29
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
16
accepted Which punctuation mark dominates?
Feb
16
comment Which punctuation mark dominates?
Your quote doesn't seem to address the situation of a non-rhetorical question with emphasis...
Feb
4
comment Should “earlierly” be avoided?
"earlier" is a synonym of "previously": thefreedictionary.com/earlier (scroll down to the thesaurus section)