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answered Is “Eskimo” a universally offensive term?
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revised Can you use “stub out” as a verb regarding code development?
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comment Can you use “stub out” as a verb regarding code development?
@FumbleFingers: references to stub-outs in plumbing are much older than in programming, and the function in plumbing is the exact same. But yes, perhaps they share the common, older ancestor of "stub."
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comment What's the word for when a word means what it seems like it should mean?
I believe the conflation, @Mechanicalsnail, is that while these words are not onomatopoeic, they are used as sound effects. Although, I would argue that koron-koron actually sounds like a bouncing/rolling object. We get the curious case of Chocolate Collon as a result of this association (imagine a little log-shaped cookie rolling down a hill koron-koron-koron…): amazon.com/Glico-Collon-Biscuit-Chocolate-Flavoured/dp/…
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accepted What would be the best word for a single sweepstakes within a set of sweepstakes?
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comment What would be the best word for a single sweepstakes within a set of sweepstakes?
That's the name for the set, while an individual instance we're calling selection. At least, I think that's what we'll do.
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comment What would be the best word for a single sweepstakes within a set of sweepstakes?
With a lot of internal discussion previous to and since posting the question, we've decided on drawing.
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comment Is there a comma needed before quotation?
Had you omitted the word "entitled," it would then take a comma: Sam developed an annual sweepstakes promotion, "The Free Gas Punt Return Game."
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accepted Would the adjectival form of “on the premises” be on-premise, on premise, or on-premises?
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