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Currently working on IBM midrange (earlier on mainframes).
Love to solve puzzles.
Fan of Martin Gardner, W W Sawyer, Ya Perelman, Carl Sagan, Isaac Asimov, George Gamow, Raymond Smullyan, Richard Dawkins, Douglas Hofstadter.
Interested in Maths & Science education, science popularization.


Sep
30
comment Is there any statistical data about English languange?
This might be of help, answers to "Largest open-source dictionary w/ brief definitions (not wiktionary)" english.stackexchange.com/questions/8233/…
Sep
27
comment Best Dictionary for Indian English
@BarrieEnglad, +1 for Hobson Jobson.1. Searchable version of Hobson Jobson [dsal.uchicago.edu/dictionaries/hobsonjobson/] 2.Digital edition of Hobson Jobson [archive.org/stream/hobsonjobsonbein00yuleuoft#page/n7/mode/2up]
Sep
25
answered Is “cast the balance to some/someone's side” a standard usage or a figure of speech?
Sep
25
answered What's the opposite of “extending the deadline”?
May
3
revised Is there a word to describe a person who keeps talking about the TV show while watching it?
Minor grammatical corrections
May
3
suggested suggested edit on Is there a word to describe a person who keeps talking about the TV show while watching it?
Dec
27
answered I work in a team which ____ the 25 company branches
Dec
26
comment Referring to the work introducing the idea
One standard practice is to have a bibliography at the end of the article, with all the references carrying serial numbers. In your article simply mention the serial numbers.
Nov
11
answered Architectural term for inward-facing corners
Jun
4
comment “Unequivocably” vs. “unequivocally”
As you said, Google search on unequivocably shows about 139,000 results but below that it says "Did you mean: unequivocally" and searching "unequivocally" shows about 8,880,000 results.
Mar
4
comment Word for 'so simple you'd think it's obvious but it's not'
No 'truism' is something that is so obviously true that it need not be mentioned. But OP is asking for the opposite 'so simple you'd think it's obvious but it's <b>not</b>'
Feb
20
revised Vast amount of vocabulary in English books
minor spelling & grammar related changes.
Feb
20
suggested suggested edit on Vast amount of vocabulary in English books
Jan
6
answered Alternative, more commonly accepted parlance for “currentness”
Jan
5
answered “Hypothesize” vs “postulate”
Dec
19
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Dec
19
answered Can tag lines or headings for technical documents be a juxtaposition of words?
Dec
17
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Dec
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awarded  Teacher
Dec
16
answered Is there a single word meaning 'to grow and flourish'?