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Retired Engineer, Retired Manager, Retired Baby Sitter

Grandfather
Bionicle Collector
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a.k.a. James Ravenswood
a.k.a. Jakobshavn


Dec
14
comment Is there a synonym for “day” that can go with “at night”, “at dusk”, “at dawn”?
@GreenAsJade A key goal is to communicate with absolute clarity. A simple, colloquial, journalistic approach is usually a good bet.
Dec
14
answered Is there a synonym for “day” that can go with “at night”, “at dusk”, “at dawn”?
Dec
11
answered Word for “something that is required but cannot be achieved”?
Dec
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
2
answered What is correct - playing “on a squash court” or “in a squash court”?
Dec
2
revised Smoking, drinking and eating are not allowed
added 30 characters in body
Dec
2
answered Smoking, drinking and eating are not allowed
Dec
2
comment Alternative for Under the Guidance of
"in collaboration with Professor Jones."
Nov
30
comment Is there a name for the fear of being hit by a meteorite?
Since this is similar to the fear of being hit by an asteroid, a possible term would be Umbrella purchaser (although this is not a single word)
Nov
18
accepted Pronouncing Methane
Nov
18
comment Pronouncing Methane
I am confused. Are you saying that these never was a common pronunciation?
Nov
18
comment Pronouncing Methane
@PeterShor Thank you!..............
Nov
18
asked Pronouncing Methane
Nov
15
awarded  Enlightened
Nov
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
12
revised What is the question for “twice as many … as” format?
added 58 characters in body
Nov
12
comment What is the question for “twice as many … as” format?
@Sharaman: See my EDIT
Nov
12
revised What is the question for “twice as many … as” format?
added 58 characters in body
Nov
12
answered What is the question for “twice as many … as” format?
Nov
8
comment What’s Up: Adverb vs Preposition
@Araucaria Perhaps I was not clear....*up* does modify climb in the second sentence, but is ladder still a D.O.?