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Jun
13
comment Word that means “private word used by a group”
Jargon is useful for anyone who hears it. Jargoff is specific to your group and not useful to others.
Jun
9
awarded  Caucus
Dec
20
accepted Is there a word for beings that will eat other Sentient beings?
Dec
20
revised Is there a word for beings that will eat other Sentient beings?
further clarification
Dec
20
comment Is there a word for beings that will eat other Sentient beings?
googling sentientivore yielded this blog post (which doesn't actually resolve the question) by John Scalzi: whatever.scalzi.com/2009/05/17/…
Dec
20
awarded  Editor
Dec
20
revised Is there a word for beings that will eat other Sentient beings?
Edited to clarify question.
Dec
20
asked Is there a word for beings that will eat other Sentient beings?
Oct
21
answered A person who shares or likes or retweets everything they come across?
Oct
15
comment “Cooking” is to “culinary” as “dining” is to what?
Gastrosophe sounds to me like what happens when you eat so much you explode (as in The Meaning of Life.)
Apr
30
comment Bringing word into existence just by calling and using it
Here's a Neologism for you: Chekov's Neologism: When a Fantasy or SF author excessively creates new words, not for story purposes but merely to show how fantastical and creative the story is. ... from Chekov's Gun.
May
23
comment What is wrong with “Where should this car be parked?”?
It could also be that Stat-R is using a different version of Word, that has an older (or newer) Grammar Checker.
Mar
28
awarded  Commentator
Mar
28
comment How should I understand “I trade A for B”?
Having played TONS of Settlers of Catan, this is one of my pet peeves, namely ambiguous phrasing. What's worse is when people don't use it consistently.
Feb
8
awarded  Yearling
Jan
24
answered Word for something sad and funny at the same time
Dec
6
comment Is there a word for a non-geek?
@Izkata OMG. Never thought of it like that, but you're totally right!
Dec
6
comment Is there a word for a non-geek?
Jocks are sports geeks.
Oct
10
accepted Does “No more” by necessity imply there was some before?
Oct
9
asked Does “No more” by necessity imply there was some before?