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comment Why doesn't the English language have distinct words to use when talking to elders?
I'm upvoting this answer, because this is the only one that has any kind of attribution at all.
Apr
21
comment What is the term for a group of liches?
You could have included apocalypse. No wait, that's for zombies.
Apr
21
comment What is the term for a group of liches?
@ermanen yes, multiples of twenty.
Apr
17
comment Is “I like dogs but cats” a valid sentence?
@MrShibby I know several people who don't love cats. Those people don't love dogs either though.
Apr
17
comment Is “I like dogs but cats” a valid sentence?
The funny thing is that if you try to emulate Visual Studio and you say, "I like all but cats", it has a wholly different meaning.
Mar
17
comment What is it called when something appears so obvious, no one expects it?
@DevSolar What, with a sword? Bad idea.
Mar
7
comment Is there a phrase for “a close distance”?
Close up? Nearby?
Mar
6
comment Single word for “pleasant to look at”
Right. When I read the title, I immediately thought "what's wrong with beautiful?" Also I wonder why none of the answers mentions this.
Mar
2
accepted What is the etymology of “gatefold”?
Mar
1
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Mar
1
comment What is the etymology of “gatefold”?
Hm, you mean it refers to the doors in the gate, rather than the gateway itself? Interesting. Off to do more research...
Mar
1
asked What is the etymology of “gatefold”?
Feb
28
comment Clarification on sarcasm/type of personality-stumped
Wait, do you really use "Ima" in everyday speech?
Feb
28
comment a story to tell Susan vs a story that he can tell Susan
The "can" in the second sentence should be "could". He could not think of a story he could tell Susan.
Feb
28
comment Is there anything wrong with asking what 12pm means?
Interesting. I never even knew there was confusion. Wouldn't take the first article too seriously though; it mentions a time called "24:00", while there clearly is no such time.
Feb
19
comment How is “deque” commonly pronounced?
@msouth PNG is easy: the developers of the format explicitly specified the pronunciation to be "ping". Unfortunately, this is an exception; the creators of most other new words in the computer world just leave you hanging.
Jan
28
comment How to pronounce (OS X) Yosemite in Australian English
@DavidGarner That is an urban legend which has was not rooted in reality.
Jan
28
comment How to pronounce (OS X) Yosemite in Australian English
I'm with Frank. Have there ever been products from Apple (or any manufacturer for that matter) whose name was supposed to be pronounced differently in different parts of the world?
Dec
16
comment How to describe a “noise” which is intentional and not annoying?
Neil Diamond simply called it a beautiful noise.
Oct
22
comment Is “Needless to say” ever worth saying?
@PatrickM That goes without saying.