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Long-time Informix user and developer, experienced in C and Unix (many variants). Email: jonathan.leffler@gmail.com

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comment Beer is made ___ yeast, water, hops, and malted barley
@SteveJessop: the question title always had "and malted barley" at the end. When the title was first copied into the question body, the all-important "and malted barley" was replaced by an ellipsis. I've copied the three words in place of the three dots.
Jun
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revised Beer is made ___ yeast, water, hops, and malted barley
Copy the last three words from the title into the question - making some of the comments obsolete
May
26
comment What word or phrase means “a loss of what was on your mind”?
I'm not convinced aporia is correct in context. Aposiopesis is more nearly on target, but still has connotations of voluntary discontinuity of expression whereas the question is more about involuntary behaviour. I'd agree with drawing a blank or brain fart.
May
26
revised What word or phrase means “a loss of what was on your mind”?
I think sufficiently strongly (given the fix-ups in the previous edit) that the 'lost of mind' should be 'loss of mind' (in agreement with Edwin) that I'll change it.
Apr
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revised What do you call the child who doesn’t resemble his / her parents in English?
Fix trivial typos
Feb
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Feb
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comment “Forgot” vs “Forget”
@BenCrowell: obviously, I disagree with you, but each to their own dialect of English.
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awarded  Nice Question
Aug
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revised Why is 'an' used with 'an honour'?
Fix trivial typos
Aug
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on What's the difference between “to frighten” and “to scare”?
Aug
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on What's the difference between “to frighten” and “to scare”?
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on Is it incorrect to say “If you could”?