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Re: Grammar Time!

May 17th, 2020, 7:03 pm

Haha -- I had to look that one up. Reminds, when referencing Game of Thrones characters, the character "Dany" must be cited as:

Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, and Mother of Dragons.

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Re: Grammar Time!

May 18th, 2020, 11:57 am

For historians references are more like IP addresses 1.192.30.255 etc.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVI5cz8H0M4

Monty Python used the analogies.
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Re: Grammar Time!

May 18th, 2020, 9:01 pm

Does the idiom "sit on someone's face" really don't mean the same as "hit someone in the face"?
As in "She wouldn't notice the problem even if it sat on her face."
Does it necessarily have sexual connotations? In other languages I know it's an innocent expression. Why is English so filthy?
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

May 18th, 2020, 9:50 pm

I had to google to see examples, but, yeah,  "She wouldn't notice the problem even if it sat on her face." means the same as  "She wouldn't notice the problem even if it hit her in the face."   Slightly shorter and funnier.
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

May 19th, 2020, 6:54 am

Blame Monty Python song "sit .."

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Re: Grammar Time!

May 19th, 2020, 7:34 am

Why is English so filthy?
English is a fine language; people use it wrong.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IfoUM6a4bA
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Re: Grammar Time!

May 26th, 2020, 11:11 am

Need Advise Non-Traditional Candidate per say
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Re: Grammar Time!

June 26th, 2020, 11:37 pm

So "cheapy tea" is not a low quality tea (like the dirt they packed in teabags).
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

July 23rd, 2020, 5:48 am

Here are some APA rules. Violations are severely punished.  :D
Plan C , the Wittgenstein cutthroat approach 

" This book will perhaps only be understood by those who have themselves already thought the thoughts which are expressed in it ...
... How far my efforts agree with those of other philosophers I will not decide. Indeed what I have here written makes no claim to novelty in points of detail; and therefore I give no sources, because it is indifferent to me whether what I have thought has already been thought before me by another.'

It does save a lot of hassle.
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Re: Grammar Time!

July 23rd, 2020, 10:08 pm

Here are some APA rules. Violations are severely punished.  :D
Plan C , the Wittgenstein cutthroat approach 

" This book will perhaps only be understood by those who have themselves already thought the thoughts which are expressed in it ...
... How far my efforts agree with those of other philosophers I will not decide. Indeed what I have here written makes no claim to novelty in points of detail; and therefore I give no sources, because it is indifferent to me whether what I have thought has already been thought before me by another.'

It does save a lot of hassle.
Wittgenstein would have loved the internet, as it mostly consists of his approach! 
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

July 24th, 2020, 9:33 am

Here are some APA rules. Violations are severely punished.  :D
Plan C , the Wittgenstein cutthroat approach 

" This book will perhaps only be understood by those who have themselves already thought the thoughts which are expressed in it ...
... How far my efforts agree with those of other philosophers I will not decide. Indeed what I have here written makes no claim to novelty in points of detail; and therefore I give no sources, because it is indifferent to me whether what I have thought has already been thought before me by another.'

It does save a lot of hassle.
Wittgenstein would have loved the internet, as it mostly consists of his approach! 
In that case he would probably have added a santy clause; his reader group are philosophers. No forward references.
My C++ Boost code gives
262537412640768743.999999999999250072597198185688879353856337336990862707537410378210647910118607313

http://www.datasimfinancial.com
http://www.datasim.nl
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

August 18th, 2020, 7:18 pm

What the difference between

categorise

&

classify

?
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Re: Grammar Time!

August 18th, 2020, 7:24 pm

What the difference between

categorise

&

classify

?
sorry Sir, we cannot tell you, the difference is classified!
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

August 19th, 2020, 12:01 am

In statistics, you talk about categories when your independent variables (a.k.a. features) are categorical, and about classes when you constructed a classifier (e.g. multinomial logistic regression or a derp neural network) to score/predict the outcome for the values of those categorical variables.
 
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Re: Grammar Time!

August 22nd, 2020, 5:17 pm

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