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bio website andrewbanks.com
location Farnborough, United Kingdom
age 46
visits member for 2 years
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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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Nov
15
comment Is there a connotational difference between “Reality” and “Actuality”?
Interesting idea... a new (perhaps unintended) eggcorn?
Nov
11
awarded  Peer Pressure
Nov
5
revised Explaining the apostrophe in this quotation
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Nov
5
comment Explaining the apostrophe in this quotation
I did say would be not is. But is that better?
Nov
5
revised Explaining the apostrophe in this quotation
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Nov
5
answered Explaining the apostrophe in this quotation
Nov
5
comment The British pronunciation of the word “schedule”
@teylyn - I guess its the same with tom-ay-toe v tom-ar-toe (cf potato)
Nov
5
comment The British pronunciation of the word “schedule”
@DylanJB: Rules? In English?
Nov
5
reviewed Reviewed What does the phrase “for this purpose” mean?
Nov
4
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Nov
4
reviewed Reviewed “What about you?” versus “How about you?”
Nov
4
comment “What about you?” versus “How about you?”
I take it the OP is being conversational...
Nov
4
reviewed Reviewed What do you call something that is not first in a sequence?
Nov
4
reviewed Reviewed How formal should the English in a personal blog be?
Nov
4
comment How formal should the English in a personal blog be?
I write my (similar) blog articles for the intended audience... which means less formal than if I was targeting an English Language class
Nov
4
reviewed Reviewed What do you call something that is not first in a sequence?
Nov
4
reviewed Reviewed Antonym for the verb “subordinate”
Nov
4
reviewed Reviewed Is a possessive noun a contraction?
Nov
4
comment Is a possessive noun a contraction?
I would suggest that (in this instance, and notwithstanding nico's first sentence) it is a possessive not a contraction
Nov
1
reviewed Reviewed “Liberty” versus “freedom”