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Autodidact of various trades, geek of several.





There are probably two types of coders; the one who took up this craft before he knows it’s a quadzillion dollar industry, and the one after.






Sold as cheap, forced labour for 16056/16056 hours. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When governments fear the people, there is liberty.























Postal: PacerierSE Gmail


Jul
6
comment Should I change the structure of a sentence/add filler words to make sure that the sentence always starts with a capital letter?
@Cerberus, Are there any style guides that talk about this issue? If what we are more concerned with is "correctness" instead of "pleasing to the eye", is it ok to start the sentence with the lower case quoted letter?
Jul
6
comment Should I change the structure of a sentence/add filler words to make sure that the sentence always starts with a capital letter?
@PeterShor, That is a stopgap hack. It may work for the above sentence, but it doesn't work in general. Also, what if the sentence with the quoted word is the first sentence of the paragraph?
Jun
27
revised What’s the correct usage of “modulo”?
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Jun
26
comment What’s the rule for using “who” and “whom” correctly?
@JSBձոգչ, What's with "Language Log"? Is it even authoritative?
Jun
26
revised What’s the correct usage of “modulo”?
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Jun
16
awarded  Caucus
Jun
11
accepted When should we use “and” and/or “and/or”?
Jun
11
revised When should we use “and” and/or “and/or”?
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Jun
9
revised What does “Per [person's name]” mean?
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Jun
9
comment What's another word for “house owner”?
Hmm somehow the chat got deleted... what's happened?
Jun
8
awarded  Famous Question
Jun
6
comment What's another word for “house owner”?
"householder" seems good, although of course there may be better alternatives.
Jun
6
comment What's another word for “house owner”?
I mean "I'm your owner" isn't much neutral is it..
Jun
6
accepted What's another word for “house owner”?
Jun
6
comment What's another word for “house owner”?
However "owner" is not neutral.
Jun
6
asked What's another word for “house owner”?
Jun
3
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
1
awarded  Popular Question
May
29
revised What does “honking” mean in this context?
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May
29
accepted What does “honking” mean in this context?