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Nov
11
awarded  Self-Learner
Nov
11
answered What's ponceathon?
Nov
10
asked What's ponceathon?
Oct
27
comment Single word to express an object having a larger radius
@DCShannon Alas, 2 years and 2 days later I don't remember at all what I had in mind then. Thanks anyway!
Apr
5
awarded  Yearling
Apr
5
comment One talk/paper, two speakers/authors
What about good old "joint presentation"?
Apr
5
asked What is a “goon tie”?
Dec
8
awarded  Teacher
Dec
8
comment I am looking for a better term than “hidden and unwanted or damaging”
Can you give more context, please?
Dec
8
answered Word to Describe One Who Speaks Politely but with Conviction
Aug
9
accepted Why is a dead man like a plumber's candle?
Aug
8
comment Why is a dead man like a plumber's candle?
@Jim Presumably, writers' choices of similes do have something to do with the English language.
Aug
8
comment Why is a dead man like a plumber's candle?
@Jim That's my deduction as well. But I want confirmation. The author is using that expression as if it were a known idiom - but apparently it isn't. So I want to hear from people who are familiar with it.
Aug
8
comment Why is a dead man like a plumber's candle?
@Jim I understand the word pale. That's why I asked "What has all that to do with colour?" :) But I still don't see what's special about a plumber's candle's colour.
Aug
8
asked Why is a dead man like a plumber's candle?
Jul
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awarded  Curious
Jun
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awarded  Caucus
Feb
13
comment Term for something similar to vetting, but when a decision is not necessarily involved
+1 for the heads-up, the other two words feel a bit too contrived.
Oct
25
comment Single word to express an object having a larger radius
@JohnY I mean the actual state. If A is at rest it does not exhibit the property.
Oct
25
comment Single word to express an object having a larger radius
@AndrewLeach precisely