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Feb
28
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Feb
28
answered Can “vetted” be used to mean somebody to whom some restrictions are not applied?
Feb
28
answered What's the reason of prepositioning Internet with “on” but not “in”?
Feb
28
answered What's the opposite of “Rest In Peace”?
Feb
25
awarded  Enlightened
Feb
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
24
comment Person present at the right time and at the right place
I was thinking of that too, but isn't serendipitous usually applied to the occurrence rather than the person?
Feb
23
answered How did the phrase “much of a muchness” come to be?
Feb
22
answered Why is the word “whatnot” a construction of “what” and “not”?
Feb
22
answered Are there examples of terms named after a person that are no longer capitalized?
Feb
21
comment What does ‘government shutdown’ mean exactly?
So no, these are two different things. There may well be "gridlock" throughout the rest of this Congress (until the next one is seated in January 2013), if the two houses decide not to cooperate with each other. It is unlikely, though, that a "government shutdown" will last that long (if it even happens at all); sooner or later one side will give in and a budget will be passed.
Feb
21
answered What does ‘government shutdown’ mean exactly?
Feb
20
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
20
answered What is the term for accusing a person of mischief through invented, twisting and changeable terminology?
Feb
20
answered Is to + ing (to becoming) correct?
Feb
17
answered What does “imperio in imperium” mean?
Feb
16
awarded  Good Answer
Feb
14
comment “ē” and “iː”: I want a tutorial
Fair enough, both of you - I guess I've been too English-centric, forgetting about the I of IPA!
Feb
13
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Feb
13
answered “ē” and “iː”: I want a tutorial