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bio website andrewbanks.com
location Farnborough, United Kingdom
age 45
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Embedded Software Engineer and member of MISRA-C Working Group.

Hobby electronics experimenter and amateur radio operator.

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Aug
24
awarded  Yearling
Mar
8
awarded  Informed
Jan
5
comment “Many books” vs. “many of books”
The TL;DR answer is No you don't use OF unless using a pronoun (eg my, your, his)
Dec
27
comment What should I call someone addicted to mobile appliances?
I presume the omission of StackExchange from the list was intended :p
Dec
26
reviewed Reviewed I'm currently specializing in Urology
Dec
24
comment “justify” vs. “align” in the context of alignment
@spiceyokooko - looking at your profile, I'll take your (expert) word on it... :-)
Dec
24
revised “justify” vs. “align” in the context of alignment
added 133 characters in body
Dec
24
comment “justify” vs. “align” in the context of alignment
I don't disagree @spiceyokooko - but they used to mean different things, whereas now they seem to amount to the same (or rather align seems to have usurped justify)... as per the accounting alignment observation
Dec
24
answered “justify” vs. “align” in the context of alignment
Dec
24
answered Retire Vs Retirement
Dec
4
reviewed Reviewed Ambiguity of “to be” + gerund
Dec
4
reviewed Reviewed What dialect is “I be doing this”?
Nov
20
reviewed Reviewed How did the letter Z become to be associated with sleeping/snoring?
Nov
15
reviewed Reviewed Is “yay or nay” an acceptable alternative to “yea or nay”?
Nov
15
reviewed Reviewed Why is “a 100% increase” the same amount as “a two-fold increase”?
Nov
15
reviewed Reviewed Odd usage of “penchant”
Nov
15
reviewed Reviewed Redundancy in subjunctive?
Nov
15
reviewed Reviewed Is there a connotational difference between “Reality” and “Actuality”?
Nov
15
comment Is there a connotational difference between “Reality” and “Actuality”?
Interesting idea... a new (perhaps unintended) eggcorn?
Nov
11
awarded  Peer Pressure