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comment Does British English use the term “heel” for the end slice of bread?
I would certainly agree with crust. Lived most of my life in North-East England and have never heard the term heel before and wouldn't have had a clue what you were talking about. Straw-poll of those nearby suggests it's NOT a commonly understood phrase (out of a dozen people, only an Irishman had heard it before)
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comment Difference between “artifact” and “artefact”
To continue the @ShreevatsaR's offtopic, even in the UK dialog is the correct technical spelling when referring to a "dialog box". To use the dialogue spelling marks one as not being technically competent (or being deliberately awkward!) I suspect this is purely because of the number of US code libraries we use...
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comment Use 'got' instead of 'was'?
Can't agree that it comes from AAVE - I'm a native of North-East England and I'm sure the I just got robbed pattern would be overwhelmingly preferred in common usage. That said, I would certainly agree that I was just robbed would be the preferred formal wording
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answered Difference between “artifact” and “artefact”
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answered How commonly does “done” replace “did”?
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comment Opposite of “distributed”
I agree - this is a better (or at least, more generically applicable) answer than mine
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answered What is the etymology of the word “snooker”
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answered Opposite of “distributed”
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comment Word meaning “two paragraphs previous”
Haha - no, you just edited it. Sorry again :-)
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comment Word meaning “two paragraphs previous”
Apologies - I misunderstood your question and thought that's what you were asking for!
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answered Word meaning “two paragraphs previous”
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comment What is the word/phrase for someone between expert and novice?
You're welcome - glad I could help. For what it's worth, some of the best developers I've ever worked with had no (or little) formal education having dropped out of college - while we were learning academic theory, they were writing code!
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comment What is the word/phrase for someone between expert and novice?
Thanks @narx - I figured you would, but didn't want to make an assumption I couldn't substantiate :-)
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answered What is the word/phrase for someone between expert and novice?
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