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location South Africa
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I've been developing software of all shapes and sizes using Microsoft technologies for over 20 years now.

The wonder of our profession is that we continue to learn something new every day.

Current obsession : Simple Math Fraction Calculators for my kid's school maths (and prime number generation for Project Euler ;-)


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comment A word for “mercy killing”
Euthanasia?
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answered Is there a particular name for this kind of “poster”? Is this called a poster?
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answered “fix me that account” or “fix that account for me”
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comment Origin of “lacksadaisical” (misspelled and mispronounced for “lackadaisical”)
Thanks Barrie - I guess this is lost in the mists of time. I will take great pleasure in correcting my colleagues (or boss :) next time I hear it.
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accepted Origin of “lacksadaisical” (misspelled and mispronounced for “lackadaisical”)
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comment Origin of “lacksadaisical” (misspelled and mispronounced for “lackadaisical”)
Am fully aware of the correct spelling and meaning, as my OP suggests, however the question revolves around the origin of the mispronunciation which has become widespread in Southern Africa.
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