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I want patience and I want it now.

Also, I find that nostalgia isn't what it used to be.

Laziness is what gets me out of bed in the morning.

正宗で大根を切る。

言い出しっぺ。

Some of the smartest things people have ever said:

No language makes perfect sense. — John McWhorter

Neurosis is always a substitute for legitimate suffering. — Carl Jung

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. — George Santayana

Tactics is knowing what to do when there is something to do. Strategy is knowing what to do when there is nothing to do. — Savielly Tartakower

One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision — Bertrand Russell

Every good thing that happens in your life is a gift. — Yours Truly

If you can't practice self-denial, all you're left with is denial. — Ibid.


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reviewed Close There is vs There are
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reviewed Close What's the meaning of “stand” in this context?
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reviewed Close English word for “empty-able”
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reviewed Close “it seems” vs. “it seems that”
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awarded  Enlightened
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comment When you run a program for the first time, is it after the first “run”, “launch”, or “execution” of that program?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about what to name software features or properties, which is explicitly prohibited in the FAQ.
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26
comment Camera calibrated to/into/? optimal settings
One usually calibrates an instrument to something. Not into, which would imply a transformation out of type.
Jul
25
comment A critical situation in which no trick works?
+1 for inevitability
Jul
25
revised Where did we get “buster” as in “Look here, buster”?
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Jul
25
comment Where did we get “buster” as in “Look here, buster”?
Good question. I don't have a copy of that. Is there an online resource?
Jul
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asked Where did we get “buster” as in “Look here, buster”?
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on What is the correct usage of “myriad”?
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
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comment Do we hang up a telephone call, or just “hang up”?
You can hang up or hang up the phone. You wouldn't hang up the call, at least not in AmE.
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Enlightened
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20
comment Word for substances which help you escape your problems
Anodyne is what I would have said. +1
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awarded  Nice Answer
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19
revised The End of a Watch (Opposite of the verb Watch)
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