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Apr
22
comment Euphemism for diarrhea
Or squitters...
Apr
17
revised Use of the superlative when only two items are present
fix trivial typo
Apr
16
comment What's a good term for source code that could theoretically still run, but is purposefully not?
It would probably be code that is just about to be deleted — oops, no, it is code that has just been deleted in the version control system. I might label it first so it is easier to find again later. One system I worked on had some code deactivated by #ifdef POST_JUNE_DEVELOPMENT. I was never sure whether that was June 94 or June 95, but it never happened (was never activated) and I removed the code in 2010.
Apr
14
revised Word for something that can be obsolete in the future, obsolete-able
obosletable --> obsoletable, surely!
Apr
7
awarded  Informed
Apr
7
awarded  Civic Duty
Apr
7
revised A word to represent the most rapidly changed index in a multi-dimensional array
Fix title to match body, mainly.
Mar
15
revised Derogatory word, describing person (a pupil) who memorizes instead of learning?
polish --> Polish
Feb
12
awarded  Good Answer
Feb
5
revised Referring back to something
Get the agreement on number of things being discussed in the first sentence.
Feb
5
revised Referring back to something
Fix trivial typos — and a better text for the URL
Nov
26
awarded  Yearling
Nov
20
comment Why is using 'this' mid-sentence incorrect?
The second fragment needs a semicolon, IMO.
Sep
10
comment Using Dashes with a Possessive
None of those options is remotely idiomatic English as I know it. AFAICS, if you're going to use the possessive, you have to forgo the parenthetic comment (even if the parenthetic remark is marked by dashes instead of brackets/parentheses). "Our neighbour Penny's hair is blonde" works for me, but isn't wholly comfortable.
Sep
10
revised Why are we in love “with” someone?
Using SMS abbreviations is, I thought, not preferred here.
Aug
22
comment I'd like to know which one is 'the main verb' in the given sentence
Stripped of adverbial clauses, the sentence is "Mr Earnshaw came downstairs". The main verb is "came", therefore.
Aug
6
revised Is there a word for the time span between an old king and a new king?
Capital I in Is in title
Jul
13
revised What do you call someone who thinks everyone is incompetent (doesn't know anything)?
Fix trivial typos
Jul
7
comment A Better Phrase for “On Hold” in the context of Stack Exchange
@JanusBahsJacquet: Sorry for not being enough of a regular here to have picked up the jocular intent behind your tongue-in-cheek suggestion.
Jul
7
comment A Better Phrase for “On Hold” in the context of Stack Exchange
@JanusBahsJacquet: Really? 'Needs to be improved' perhaps, but not something as ungrammatical as 'needs improved'.