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Mar
12
comment Since when did kidnapping come to include adults too?
yeah, but then kidnap originated in 1680s.
Mar
12
asked Since when did kidnapping come to include adults too?
Feb
21
revised How to describe “working steadily and slowly is treated as stubborn”
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Feb
21
answered How to describe “working steadily and slowly is treated as stubborn”
Jul
20
accepted London dialect usage
Jul
20
comment Term for minimum or maximum
I do not follow golf, so I did not know that in golf the player with lowest point wins. But what I meant in my comment was that optimum cannot be used to denote both maximum and minimum at the same time, as the OP asked.
Jul
19
accepted 'Left on the gas' meaning
Jul
19
asked London dialect usage
Jul
19
comment Term for minimum or maximum
I believe optimum means the best possible. Even in your example, I don't think it denotes the minimum value.
Jul
15
comment What Exactly is Meant by “X Puts Y to Shame?”
great minds... and such :)
Jul
15
answered What Exactly is Meant by “X Puts Y to Shame?”
Jul
14
awarded  Talkative
Jul
12
awarded  Enthusiast
Jul
12
comment What does the “that little bubble of accidental arrogance” meaning?
I think this is the blog you are referring to. thinkvitamin.com/design/why-is-chinese-web-design-so-bad
Jul
9
revised What do you call a single “shot” or “explosion” in a firework?
fixed grammar
Jul
9
suggested approved edit on What do you call a single “shot” or “explosion” in a firework?
Jul
8
asked News - Singular or Plural
Jul
8
answered What does ‘as little as the next guy’ in “I want to watch a piglet get tortured about as little as the next guy,” mean?
Jul
7
comment Where did the name “English” come from?
This would be an excellent topic for a blog post.
Jul
6
comment What's the opposite of “enlarge”?
But minimize implies, minimizing to the task bar, at least from a UI perspective.