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Mar
8
answered What does “blow a story” mean?
Dec
9
comment “serbicwitnessour disposition”?
Question - how is this question ever going to be marked as answered, since the OP's question has been answered in the comments?
Dec
9
comment “Technology” is to “technical” as “memory” is to what?
By memory are you referring to human or mechanical memory? Human memory, I'd think technical is to technology as memory is to retention. For mechanical memory, I think the word would be state. You could use state in either context, but IMHO it's more mechanical memory. Justification - technology is expression of a technical concept. State is an expression of a memory concept.
Dec
9
comment A one word replacement when referring to multiple family members
The order of definitions in that link is interesting - I would have thought the parental definition would be primary. Perhaps drop the s and state "I'm going shopping with my folk"?
Oct
2
comment Is there the word “ideotechnical” in English?
Upvote for that anthroponymy link - interesting. The etymology of handles is a rich well I don't see many people drawing from (I'm quite sure that statement will draw an URLStorm of links).
Oct
2
comment Odd, but unoffensive slang or idioms
An alternative model for this is 1982's "A Christmas Story" where the father of the protagonist cursed constantly but with unintelligible syllables. Check it out for other ideas - maybe come up with a unique sound to give your story some color.
Oct
2
answered “weakness”, “shortcoming”, “demerit” and “defect”
Oct
2
answered “merits”and “demerits” &“strengths” and “weaknesses”
Jun
29
awarded  Yearling
Nov
5
answered “has a wrong format” or “has the wrong format”
Nov
5
awarded  Critic
Nov
5
comment “The ten word story” or “The ten-word story”?
Disagree completely. The answer seems to be using "ten-word" as some sort of replaceable variable: print $ten-word. No, no, no...
Nov
5
comment “The ten word story” or “The ten-word story”?
FumbleFingers, maybe it's excessively literal but there are other contexts for "word stories" - stories formatted with Microsoft Word, stories created with words in context of stories with pictures, etc. Josef, the key here is that these two pieces of information must be linked to be a proper description. They don't mean the same thing independently (and "everyone knows" is the bane of grammar). To me, ten-word is the correct usage. Go with that.
Jul
25
comment What is the meaning of “one must of necessity”?
Yep, I gave that a little too cursory reading. Still not sure what to do with "thinker in action". And +1 to JR's comment.
Jul
21
comment What is the meaning of “one must of necessity”?
That's a poorly written sentence: "so always master of the situation"...must of necessity is also a redundancy. I think the writer is trying to say great leaders must be great thinkers. Ugh. I would look for better texts to read if you have the option.
Jul
21
comment Are there rules for constructing portmanteaux?
Rules? More like conventions, and most of those are more about production (phonotactics) than actual syntax. Bennifer is perfectly OK but Jenjamin was not. Rules in play there?
Jul
21
answered Where I can find many good sentences?
Jul
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
10
comment “For the time being” vs. “for now”
Lout vs. churl seems fairly interchangeable too, BTW.
Jul
10
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