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Feb
23
comment Trigonometry is to triangles as ____ is to circles
This isn't really a comparison, since there is no explicit highlighting of differences or similarities.
Feb
23
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Feb
9
comment What word starts with “pro”, ends with “ive”, and means generally-accepted or -expected
While prospective seems like a good, general fit, I think that presumptive is more appropriate given the political landscape in the US at the moment.
Dec
10
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Dec
5
answered How do you call an informal person who runs parties, weddings, organizes games during parties?
Oct
28
comment Omission of “The” rule
What is "the bullet" in this instance?
Oct
28
answered Comma vs. em-dash
Oct
23
comment To what extent do 'earn income' and 'generate income' differ?
POB = place of birth? Are you referring to regional differences?
Oct
23
comment What is the source of the phrase “phony baloney”?
I can't find any definitive sources, but you may want to look into Polari; it may be that Polari acquired this phrase from elsewhere
Oct
22
comment Is “worser” correct grammatically?
Small correction: "worse" is a comparative, not a superlative.
Oct
22
comment “Hidden layer sizes” vs “Hidden layers sizes”
Good point, @FumbleFingers; I've updated my answer.
Oct
22
revised “Hidden layer sizes” vs “Hidden layers sizes”
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Oct
22
answered “Hidden layer sizes” vs “Hidden layers sizes”
Oct
22
answered To what extent do 'earn income' and 'generate income' differ?
Sep
21
comment What does “I got a bee up my ass about you two” mean?
For those who aren't familiar with Urban Dictionary, it's not a very reliable source when it comes to understanding the prevalence of phrases.
Sep
19
comment Not “On the Rocks”
Just a little kicker: if you're ordering a margarita, your alternative to "on the rocks" is probably "frozen", i.e. like a slushie... however, I think that's an exception, rather than a useful rule.
Aug
28
comment Single word, or good words/phrase for “confusingly asked question where meaning changes.”
A couple of loosely related terms you might be interested in: * The XY Problem * Wicked Problems
Jul
21
comment Meaning of “But I repeat myself” in Mark Twain's quote?
Suppose you are Jeffrey Archer and suppose you're a terrible author. But I repeat myself
Jul
15
answered Question about Diacope and Inflections
Jul
15
comment “So I told a porcupine…”
Which show? It's not just idle curiosity... some shows delight in creating new phrases