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Embedded Software Engineer and member of MISRA-C Working Group.

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Aug
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comment Lost in the Midst vs Mists of Time
YMMV but I'll stick with my version, unless someone can prove the taxonomy. But I certainly remember my English Master (many years ago) bemoaning the corruption of midst to mists
Aug
29
answered Lost in the Midst vs Mists of Time
Aug
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awarded  Supporter
Aug
28
comment What do you call “one hundredth of a second”?
fair point... I was focussing on the quoted text, rather than the question :)
Aug
28
awarded  Editor
Aug
28
revised What do you call “one hundredth of a second”?
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Aug
28
comment What do you call “one hundredth of a second”?
Not convinced... OK, commentators often get it wrong, but when Usain Bolt won the 100m they refered to his time as nine point six three seconds - beating Yohan Blake by twelve hundredths of a second
Aug
28
awarded  Analytical
Aug
28
answered What do you call “one hundredth of a second”?
Aug
27
comment “This October I will have been xxx yrs in this country”
Ah yes - in-advertant use of the pluperfect... well spotted!
Aug
27
suggested rejected edit on “This October I will have been xxx yrs in this country”
Aug
27
awarded  Teacher
Aug
27
answered “This October I will have been xxx yrs in this country”
Aug
24
awarded  Autobiographer