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Jul
4
comment Adjective for the adverb “soon”
You could use "soon-to-be-released"
Jul
4
reviewed Looks OK Does an antonym of ''freezing'' as a descriptor of weather exist?
Jul
4
comment ethic vs ethics
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
Jul
3
comment Does an antonym of ''freezing'' as a descriptor of weather exist?
For me, sweltering implies humidity as well.
Jul
3
comment A word or expression for someone who had a very important influence in your life?
No, the person is not a turning point. You would say something like, "Meeting Dave represented a turning point in my life."
Jul
3
comment A word or expression for someone who had a very important influence in your life?
The "milestone" might be called a turning point in your life.
Jul
3
comment italic auxillary verb
Because he wanted to give some hint as to how he wanted it to be spoken. Notice how reading the sentence with emphasis on "is" and again with emphasis on "my" (for example) completely changes the intent of the sentence.
Jul
3
comment Is there a specific word to describe the duration before due date?
You might talk about the "execution phase" although technically the execution phase can extend past the deadline if the program slips schedule.
Jul
3
comment Is there a specific word to describe the duration before due date?
@Yufeng- For a more more general term it's simply time- as in, "You've still got time; it's not due 'til Thursday."
Jul
2
comment Why some blade is called “beaver blade”
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about guessing at the reason behind a company's product naming decision.
Jul
2
comment Why some blade is called “beaver blade”
I guarantee it's a brand name. There may just be multiple companies in non-competing industries that each use "Beaver" as part of their brand or trademark. The use of Beaver on the saw blade is definitely part of the brand/logo. Notice how the logo includes what looks like a beaver head in front with fur that resembles a saw blade on the back.
Jul
2
comment Why some blade is called “beaver blade”
You won't find a more precise answer unless you go to the manufacturer directly and ask, "Why did you name your saw blade a 'beaver' blade." They're the only ones that can provide an authoritative answer to that kind of question.
Jul
2
comment Why some blade is called “beaver blade”
That saw blade is probably trying to make some analogy about how this blade chews through wood as eagerly as a beaver.
Jul
2
comment Single word for one who imagines positive things which fail to materialize?
A perpetual optimist
Jul
1
comment What is the proper pronunciation for Kipling's character-name “Mowgli”?
I'm in America and have always pronounced it as rhyming with cow Also see: kiplingsociety.co.uk/rg_junglebook_names.htm
Jul
1
comment What does “Gay as Dad's old hatband” refer to?
It is literally a band that goes around a hat: amazon.com/Youth-Stripe-Hat-Band-Fedora/dp/B00KTG4MZO
Jun
30
comment Using “will” after “if”
Is this question about if/well or is it about won't/don't? Won't in your sentence is used to indicate willingness
Jun
30
comment Two contrasting definitions of “fiat”
It's arbitrary in the sense that it's "because the king said so."
Jun
30
revised from the 16th century downward?
fixed broken link
Jun
29
comment “A bunch of nincompoops!” Really ? In the 21st century?
It's only obsolete if nobody uses it- I use it whenever it's called for. ;-)