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"On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' ... I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question."

-Charles Babbage


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-Douglas Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid


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answered What's a word for someone who recruits new members and reminds people to take part in events?
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comment Word meaning a place contains a lot of a certain type of people
That said, I rather liked Frank's "magnet" answer, and your comment indicates that it's not what you're looking for. If my answer doesn't help you, I would appreciate an alternate example/explanation of what you're looking for.
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@supercat perhaps you would be interested in another of my questions: How much punctuation is appropriate when ending a sentence with a full-sentence quotation?
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comment How does the phrase “used to” work, grammatically?
From snailboat on ELL SE: "This is one of the seven verbs Pullum playfully calls therapy verbs (want, prospective go, habitual used, obligation have, obligation got, ought, passive supposed) in which he analyzes -to not as a separate word (as in the so-called phrasal verbs) but as a suffix (forming wanna, gonna, usta, hafta, gotta, oughta, sposta), leaving the stem as a morphological head (just as under- in undergo leaves go as the head, giving us under[gone] and under[went] rather than [undergo]ed)." (full source)
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