If he was really sorry he'd use a pen that doesn't click. The "twist to open" or even a cheap BIC that simply has a pencap would do the trick.
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The definition of color is essentially in relation to wavelength. If we agree on a definition of red and blue, then wouldn't green be the point between those two? If not, then how would you define green?
What the physical reaction is to the stimulus of green is irrelevant to the definition of the color. We don't define colors based on our perception, we defined the "green cone" based on the color is activates most on.
I agree with your general premise, that it would make sense to work backwards from our perceptions to define arbitrary items like color. However, the world evolved the other way. We were able to take a swatch of cloth and label it "red" before we were able to determine what wavelength set of what cones (and even before we knew cones existed). So the definitions of color are what we base the cones on, not the other way around. To go back and say "the people who labeled the colors first were wrong, and so I reject your definition of green on personal grounds" is an interesting argument, but not one based in accepted science or use of language.
This is why I'm afraid of cars in the future. They'll have all these safety features, people will forget how to drive (even the little bit they know) and rely on the car, and things will go wrong.
"had a human been driving, he or she would have noticed the system was not operating correctly"
And they would have ignored it. Like every check engine light in the world that no one cares about.
Since our last "grammar" reform, new rules brang both closer; that separation might be unneeded from now on.
It's not a grammatical reform, it's an orthographical reform (spelling). In my opinion, it's rather useless, seeing as both countries will still have important grammatical and especially vocabulary differences.
It may be possible to write valid Portuguese for both countries, but it'll still be necessary to localize for anything but single words.
If they have a case, it's not because of any issue you brought up (and looks to me like they don't have a case, but they have lawyers who wanted to pay off their second house).
Because of financial reasons I've been working on a full time basis for the past 2 years + worked on an open source project.
This has brought me from B+ & A in my first two years of college to somewhere in the mists of C and lower.
I now have enough money to sustain myself for two years of schooling.
I've got two choices:
- a) repeat one year, repair all my bad grades and graduate with better grades but with a mark that I repeated one school year
- b) graduate with lower grades but with no repeated year.
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Based on the keywords and account names submitted, LJ over-reached and yanked dozens of accounts regardless of context,including child abuse survivor communities,fan-fiction blogs written in the p.o.v. of villians, and a community for discussing "Lolita" by Nabokov. Users who inquired to date have gotten predictably boilerplate & lawyerly responses about TOS violations.
Summary, and pointers to users more directly affected, here: