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Apr
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comment Is there a word that means cheating but legitimate?
Related: What is a word for annoying behavior which decreases enjoyment for the other players in a game?
Apr
14
answered Is there any word for the opposite of a “bug” in programming?
Apr
9
comment Is it okay to ignore putting periods between initials?
@MartinMcCallion (and Jander): Periods are used only very rarely with pure initialisms: UAE (United Arab Emirates), UAR (United Arab Republic), IBM, ICBM, CDC, NASA, TCP/IP, UN, YMCA, etc. I'm in the USA, and I think I see "BBC" at least as often as I see "B.B.C."
Apr
9
comment Is it okay to ignore putting periods between initials?
@Mazura: Anne Vyalitsyna also initializes her surname (as Anne V).  Louis Székely is known professionally as Louis C.K., which, I guess, is based on his last name (perhaps, specifically, the pronunciation thereof).  I don't know whether you would count Mike Krzyzewski, since "Coach K" is just a nickname, but I suspect that there are others.
Apr
7
comment Sabotaging through purposeful procrastination
I believe that "dilly dally", "dawdle", and "procrastinate" are very close in meaning, if not identical.  The OP is already familiar with the word "procrastination"; using it multiple times in the question, which is asking for a word or phrase that inherently denotes malice, without needing to be supplemented by context.
Apr
2
comment Sabotaging through purposeful procrastination
Well, you mentioned "try solutions which you know are bound to fail", which is not avoidance of action, either.  And requiring legal review is (arguably) not a negative action — it may protect the company against legal problems — and it would hinder progress without causing critical damage.
Apr
2
reviewed No Action Needed I need an adjective to precede the word “method”
Apr
2
reviewed No Action Needed A question asked in order to expose ignorance
Apr
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reviewed No Action Needed Technical train terms
Apr
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reviewed Reviewed Why are pot-holes called pot-holes?
Apr
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reviewed No Action Needed Word for “suddenly stand up”?
Apr
2
answered Sabotaging through purposeful procrastination
Feb
11
revised “A cup of hot coffee” or “A hot cup of coffee”
Improved spelling, grammar, and punctuation; tweaked wording.
Feb
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suggested approved edit on “A cup of hot coffee” or “A hot cup of coffee”
Jan
25
reviewed Reviewed “be better off” vs “would rather”
Jan
25
reviewed No Action Needed Is there a specific word for pen maker?
Jan
25
reviewed No Action Needed Can “safer” be used as a noun?
Jan
25
reviewed No Action Needed Do I use italics for hotel and restaurant names?
Dec
29
comment When should a verb be followed by a gerund instead of an infinitive?
And how does “He is good at teachING” help anyone determine how to say “He can’t stop teaching”, “I hired him to teach me”, “I had him teach me”, etc.? This question is about a conjugated verb followed by another verb form, and how to determine the form of the second verb based on which verb precedes it.