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C++ programmer, amateur mathematician and web developer, currently interested in event stream processing, Dostoevsky, and microbrews.


Nov
4
accepted How did “yours truly” become a euphemism for “I” or “me”?
Aug
15
awarded  Popular Question
Aug
14
accepted A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist
Aug
14
comment A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist
@JasperLocke - Oh, that's a great one! I'd upvote if you posted it.
Aug
14
comment A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist
Ah, thank you! I think that's it—and it was so obvious! Let me wait a few more hours though, in case someone comes up with a word that strikes even truer to me.
Aug
14
comment A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist
I thought of, simply, dependence, and technically that works, but for some reason I'm convinced there's a word that starts with a 'p'. (But it may not after all.)
Aug
14
comment A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist
Okay, I can see that if we're being pedantic, a wedding cake may exist outside of a wedding, and a bride and groom is really only a bride and groom in the context of a wedding. Regarding the latter, we can say I mean a couple. Regarding the former, let's just try to understand what I mean :-)
Aug
14
asked A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
17
awarded  Caucus
Jun
16
awarded  Constituent
Apr
26
asked How did “yours truly” become a euphemism for “I” or “me”?
Feb
24
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
5
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
5
awarded  Yearling
Oct
31
asked Is “knocking on” an idea an idiom for dismissing the idea?
Oct
31
revised Run me ragged/run me exhausted
added 38 characters in body
Oct
31
answered Run me ragged/run me exhausted
Sep
19
comment Pluralizing a thing expressed by a quoted or hyphenated phrase, e.g. better-than-nothing or “better than nothing”
Thanks for the explanation!
Sep
19
accepted Pluralizing a thing expressed by a quoted or hyphenated phrase, e.g. better-than-nothing or “better than nothing”