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accepted What do you call someone who shoots fireworks professionally?
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Jun
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comment Word for software which has been killed or is no longer supported
"End of life" is what happened to Windows XP.
May
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comment What's it called? A kind of impoliteness
"Taking the piss" wouldn't be widely understood in the US.
May
9
comment Are there English equivalents to the Japanese saying, “There’s a god who puts you down as well as a god who picks you up”?
This seems closest to the original intent to me, as in English, a god or gods would not usually be invoked in this scenario.
Apr
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comment Using “decadent” to describe a building or town in neglect or ruin
@Jack Decrepit, derelict, dilapidated, Detroit...
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Mar
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comment “Quainted the auto supplier has hit share of potholes.” Did I hear right? What does it mean?
I presume you mean "its"?
Mar
13
comment What is a term for someone who has never left their home region?
Provincial is probably the best answer here so far; but I have never heard inbred used in this way.
Mar
13
comment What is a term for someone who has never left their home region?
My impression of this word is that it refers to the preference to stay literally at one's dwelling.
Mar
6
comment How many different parts of speech can the f-word be used as?
@terdon That's just too fucking restrictive. Fuck that!
Mar
6
comment How many different parts of speech can the f-word be used as?
I would have said "fucking baseball bat."
Feb
22
comment What is another way of saying “final solution?”
Forget solution and call it an "iteration"? Our "most recent iteration" has features X, Y and Z and fixes bugs 1, 2 and 3. Or "version". Nothing in software is ever final unless you're out of business, so the word "final" here seems to be the most problematic.
Feb
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comment Is it really rude to use the terms “the john” and “the loo” in lieu of “the restroom”?
"John" is commonly used informally in the US. It is not really considered rude, though.