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Professional dilettante.


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reviewed Close Is acquiesce used correctly in the following exchange?
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reviewed Close The very concepts of the “present” and “existence”
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reviewed Close Difference between the words billing,rating and charging
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reviewed Close What are the characteristics of slang, dialect and colloquial speech?
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reviewed Edit “Healthy” vs “healthful”— Do fruits and veggies work out?
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revised “Healthy” vs “healthful”— Do fruits and veggies work out?
clarify title, rm superfluous text, format
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reviewed Close how do i respond to this email?
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reviewed No Action Needed Word/phrase for mindfulness of health and nutrition?
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on Is there a word for this situation?
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revised Is there a word for this situation?
corrected spelling, fixed grammar
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comment Merry Easter to all of you!
Related: Determining which good sentiment to wish at each holiday, Why is it “Merry” Christmas, but “Happy” New Year? and Is there a season's greeting for Halloween? plus the "Getting into the spirit" blog post.
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reviewed Leave Closed What is the term for a Monarchy with only a King or a Queen, but not both?
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reviewed Leave Closed What are some words that start with DL?
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reviewed Edit and Reopen a word for “time to self-destruct”
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revised a word for “time to self-destruct”
remove request to name a variable; remaining question is on topic I believe
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comment A derogatory definition for a politician
I think the best word depends on what interest the politician is actively working for— his own career, his own ideology, his financial interests, his criminal outfit, etc. Otherwise, in our cynical age, the word for a politician acting in other than the public interest is simply politician.
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reviewed Looks Good What is a good term to describe different ways to view the same data?
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comment What is a good term to describe different ways to view the same data?
Your answer could be improved with some explanation as to why you believe perspective would be appropriate, perhaps citing a dictionary definition or providing example passages.
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comment Grease quote explanation “Pinkslips ownership papers?”
Welcome to EL&U. I've edited your answer to be more in keeping with our community guidelines. I strongly encourage you to take the site tour and visit the help center; for example, this is not a discussion forum, but a Q&A site.
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revised Grease quote explanation “Pinkslips ownership papers?”
improved formatting, removed superfluous commentary