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by Hominid
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:59 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 2129: "1921 Fact Checker"
Replies: 49
Views: 6740

Re: 2129: "1921 Fact Checker"

Corn can mean a lot of different things, but has "corn meal" ever meant anything besides ground maize?
by Hominid
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2347895

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

I joined a long long time ago but now I'm actually posting.
by Hominid
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 94046
Views: 7339902

Re: Count to a Million

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by Hominid
Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ei <-> ie: English speciality?
Replies: 24
Views: 10763

Re: ei <-> ie: English speciality?

I always assumed that the "i before e except after c" thing was only about the /i/ sound, so the "neighbor/weigh" addendum seems kind of pointless. The "rule" has enough exceptions that it's useless, though. Is that really a reason to necro the thread, though? Whoops, ...
by Hominid
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: ei <-> ie: English speciality?
Replies: 24
Views: 10763

Re: ei <-> ie: English speciality?

I always assumed that the "i before e except after c" thing was only about the /i/ sound, so the "neighbor/weigh" addendum seems kind of pointless.

The "rule" has enough exceptions that it's useless, though.

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