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Josh: Have you tried yelling them at the Internet?
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-"The Grand Opining", HijiNKS ENSUE, by Joel Watson


"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


Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law.

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


Oct
27
answered “For a long time” vs “in a long time”
Sep
8
accepted How should wireless technology names be hyphenated and capitalized?
Sep
8
accepted When a sentence uses an optional plural, should the rest of the sentence treat it as singular or plural?
Aug
23
comment What part of speech is “on” in “on fire”?
Very good first point, @hippie!
Aug
9
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
6
awarded  Yearling
Jun
27
awarded  Nice Question
May
21
comment How many spaces should come after a period/full stop?
@hippie, yes, I was.
Apr
7
accepted How is “e.g.” pluralized?
Apr
7
comment How is “e.g.” pluralized?
Same timestamp, same gist, same score... difficult choice! This one wins the tiebreaker due to the second paragraph.
Apr
7
asked How is “e.g.” pluralized?
Mar
9
comment How should wireless technology names be hyphenated and capitalized?
This is not, in fact, what I was looking for, but +1.
Mar
8
comment How should wireless technology names be hyphenated and capitalized?
@psmears, since you mention it, I was editing this question and didn't know whether to change the last sentence, or what to change it to.
Mar
8
asked How should wireless technology names be hyphenated and capitalized?
Feb
13
comment Appropriateness of two spaces inbetween words
Related: english.stackexchange.com/questions/2544/…
Feb
10
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Feb
7
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
4
comment When a sentence uses an optional plural, should the rest of the sentence treat it as singular or plural?
Also, I have no idea if there's an official term for what I'm calling the "optional plural." Please comment or edit if there is.
Feb
4
asked When a sentence uses an optional plural, should the rest of the sentence treat it as singular or plural?
Feb
4
comment What is the best way to track down the origin and grammar of this quote?
Wow, looks like it was Handey. You deduced that from the style alone? Nice.