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Nov
17
comment Oil is slippery; rubber is _____?
Frictional is definitely a word (it's used in physics, e.g. a frictional force); frictive I've never heard before either.
Nov
17
answered Oil is slippery; rubber is _____?
Nov
8
comment Do any people distinguish between “analog” and “analogue”?
@Octopus I know that they're alternate spellings for both meanings, but I was wondering whether certain people distinguished between the two in their own writing, not necessarily in what they thought was correct.
Nov
7
comment Do any people distinguish between “analog” and “analogue”?
Speaking of theater and theatre, the words center and centre are also used as "midpoint" and "building/place" respectively.
Nov
7
revised Do any people distinguish between “analog” and “analogue”?
Corrected formatting.
Nov
7
comment Do any people distinguish between “analog” and “analogue”?
@Oldcat I know "dialog" is used to refer to conversation in American English. I'm asking whether the decision not to do so is regionally inherent somewhere.
Nov
7
asked Do any people distinguish between “analog” and “analogue”?
Nov
4
comment Exponent vs. Proponent
I've never personally heard the term exponent used as anything but the degree of a power in mathematics.
Nov
3
comment What is someone called who makes and sells sandwiches?
I agree that they're unexceptional, but they're still pretty good. Correction accepted. :)
Nov
3
comment What is someone called who makes and sells sandwiches?
"I think it's somewhat tongue-in-cheek since the sandwiches they sell are of very poor quality." I think they're pretty good myself.
Nov
3
revised What's a less profane alternative to “as f**k”?
Improved formatting and phrasing a bit.
Nov
3
comment Why “all of us” instead of “all of we”?
Right, that makes sense.
Nov
3
suggested suggested edit on What's a less profane alternative to “as f**k”?
Nov
3
comment Why “all of us” instead of “all of we”?
I see, so it goes deeper than just "subject" and "object". Hopefully this will be useful to other people.
Nov
3
accepted Why “all of us” instead of “all of we”?
Nov
3
answered What's a less profane alternative to “as f**k”?
Nov
3
asked Why “all of us” instead of “all of we”?
Nov
1
comment How to pronounce “720p” and “1080p”
I can concur. To me, when I hear "HD", I always think 1080p, not 720p.
Nov
1
comment How to know when to use dashes or commas or braces when describing something in the middle of a sentence?
I would definitely avoid the comma case, as that seems to imply that the writer is reprimanding you.