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accepted What does “Like a jug that's googling out buttermilk” mean?
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comment What does “Like a jug that's googling out buttermilk” mean?
Yup, I see now.
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comment What does “Like a jug that's googling out buttermilk” mean?
Thanks, that's good hint. But what about "happy and satisfied" part? I thought this buttermilk idiom is about such a mood - no?
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asked What does “Like a jug that's googling out buttermilk” mean?
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comment “Yor first bookshelf” for a non-native speaker
@JLG oh thank you so much too. These modernlibrary lists are so exciting, I just can't choose between Joyce's brick of paper and pseudo-philosophical bullshit from Rand and Hubbard. I am curious if you bothered to read any of these yourself.
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comment A polite substitution for “lamer”
@FumbleFingers I wish I could. these guys from meta refuse to speak to anyone who isn't courteous enough.
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comment A polite substitution for “lamer”
@FumbleFingers I see no reason in deleting any answers for whatever reason. It's always a food for thoughts.
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comment A polite substitution for “lamer”
Well I feel to accept your answer for the suggestion in the comment. Thanks!
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accepted A polite substitution for “lamer”
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comment A polite substitution for “lamer”
@Fumble there is some nuance. Being ignorant in the area one never attend to, is not a shame - it's perfectly normal, we all are. But being intentionally ignorant where one is trying to participate, trying to teach others, while being not modest bot arrogant, is a shame. I feel that lamer more refers to that latter one, not just a newbie/one who don't care.
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comment A polite substitution for “lamer”
That's closest one (at least to my not-so-good feel for English)
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comment A polite substitution for “lamer”
Frankly, I don't want to be nice. More likely I forced to it %) However, lamer is not equal to neophyte. It's more likely an "arrogant neophyte".