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Bilingual English/French software team lead.

.NET by day, iOS by night.

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Il faut imaginer Sisyphe heureux.


Apr
15
awarded  Enthusiast
Mar
8
accepted What does “blow a story” mean?
Mar
8
asked What does “blow a story” mean?
Jan
17
comment Hypernym for “boys only”, “girls only”, and “co-ed”
I've learned that 'gender' is strictly a linguistic term, describing the gender of nouns, adjectives, etc., and that 'sex' is correct for humans and other living creatures.
Oct
25
comment “jury-rigged”, or “jerry-rigged”
Any information on the origin of 'Jerry' before Jerry-builder?
Oct
19
awarded  Yearling
Sep
15
comment What's the word for someone who always likes being different?
Poseur, with regards to fake.
Aug
5
comment English word for taking a derogatory term and owning it with pride
Great question. There are many instances of this... impressionist, know-nothing, Yankee, tree-hugger, redneck, Obamacare, pimp... These terms deserve a grouping.
May
30
comment How do you describe a person who loves everything natural when it comes to health and food?
Organictarian is gaining traction but has not yet appeared in dictionaries. It would satisfy the "organic food" portion of your question.
Dec
21
awarded  Scholar
Dec
21
accepted Category term for “polite”, and “offensive”
Dec
21
awarded  Editor
Dec
21
revised Category term for “polite”, and “offensive”
Added update based on comments and answers.
Dec
21
awarded  Student
Dec
21
asked Category term for “polite”, and “offensive”
Dec
14
comment What's the noun for an animal's personality?
This will likely depend on what the ellipsis represents. Can you provide one or two specific examples of what you want to communicate?
Oct
28
awarded  Analytical
Oct
24
answered “Sorting on” vs. “Sorting by”
Oct
23
comment Word for small junk items in household
I would use clutter. "a confused disordered jumble of things" per en.wiktionary.org/wiki/clutter.
Oct
21
awarded  Critic