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I have a degree in Linguistics, but I work as a programmer. Most of my expertise about English is self-taught, plus lots of random trivia I've acquired here and there.

This is my favorite EL&U comment ever:

This isn't really a question about English so much as a question about hugs. Source


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revised How to keep city population low?
added comma and fixed grammatical error in first para
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comment Is Skyrim kid friendly?
@TrewTzu, given that God himself told Abraham to kill his only son, I don't think that most religious people will mind if the odd demi-god tell you to kill your friends. (Full disclosure: I am one of these religious people.)
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comment How do I fix the Dragon Age 2 armor glitch?
@Gnome, actually, me too. I just thought that the question was slightly ironic.
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comment How do I fix the Dragon Age 2 armor glitch?
Wait, you want to avoid permanently increasing your armor? Why?
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comment What do I do with the stones in the Wending Wood?
Accepting this answer, because it was just the right amount of spoilage.
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accepted What do I do with the stones in the Wending Wood?
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asked What do I do with the stones in the Wending Wood?
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comment Civilization IV on Windows 7 fails to start after install
I run CivIV on my Win7 machine all the time and have never had the least trouble. Is there something else unusual about your computer?
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comment How to Play Sauron Zerg More Efficiently
Is "Sauron Zerg" an accepted term in the SC2 community? In any case, +1 for the reference.