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

Mar
1
comment “We've got you covered” on an umbrella
I think all puns are plays on words, but there are plays on words which are not puns.
Mar
1
answered “We've got you covered” on an umbrella
Jan
26
comment Is there a prefix that indicates that an event recurs four times a year?
Biweekly for every two weeks (or fortnightly if you aren't in the USA). Bimonthly for every two months. Trimonthly would be a possibility, but 'quarterly' is a better choice.
Jan
13
comment How does one deal with one word in parenthesis at the start of a sentence?
I think the circumstances of this question are slightly different from the other, so they are not exact duplicates.
Jan
5
revised How does one deal with one word in parenthesis at the start of a sentence?
Add 'updated question' section
Jan
5
comment How does one deal with one word in parenthesis at the start of a sentence?
I think your new example should probably treat the (Maybe) as a single word sentence (interjection), and punctuate accordingly (Maybe.) or (Maybe!) or (Maybe...). Or treat it as a parenthetical adverbial at the end of the first sentence: ... I'm never baking again (maybe!). The whole kitchen ....
Jan
5
answered How does one deal with one word in parenthesis at the start of a sentence?
Dec
4
answered When can a comma be used before the word 'and'?
Nov
26
awarded  Yearling
Oct
12
answered “Awfully” or “awful”?
Sep
25
answered Use of “of course” in technical writing
Sep
25
awarded  Organizer
Sep
25
revised “X has/have joined”
edited tags
Sep
23
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
20
comment How to write “calf's liver” on menu
I'm not convinced 'we all agree' is correct; I don't, for one. I think calves' liver is likely to be correct quite often.
Sep
20
answered “Referer” or “referrer”
Sep
17
answered Difference between “instantly” and “instantaneously”
Sep
10
answered Starting a sentence with “In Winter 2010,”
Sep
10
revised Starting a sentence with “In Winter 2010,”
medel --> medal