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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


Sep
16
revised MTG: Rise of the Dark Realms - what are some strategies to beat this card?
fixed caps and spelling
Jul
17
revised Does an activated ability resolve if the card with the ability is returned to its owner's hand?
added 25 characters in body
May
25
revised Hexproof on an opponent's creature
corrected grammar, added clarification
Apr
26
revised If my opponent casts a spell that exiles a card with flashback from my graveyard, can I play it in response to their spell?
fixed capitalization and mistaken card name
Apr
4
revised Has the significance of the term 'cast' changed?
rolled back to a previous revision
Apr
4
revised Has the significance of the term 'cast' changed?
deleted 35 characters in body
Apr
4
revised Has the significance of the term 'cast' changed?
rolled back to a previous revision
Apr
4
revised Has the significance of the term 'cast' changed?
test
Apr
4
revised Has the significance of the term 'cast' changed?
rolled back to a previous revision
Apr
4
revised Has the significance of the term 'cast' changed?
testing Enlightened Tutor
Jan
3
revised What counts as an ability for the purposes of Muraganda Petroglyphs?
expanded final para
Jan
3
revised Which damage number does lifelink use to determine the life gain?
reworded final sentence
Jan
3
revised Which damage number does lifelink use to determine the life gain?
added note about when this doesn't happen
Dec
14
revised How to prevent being overrun in the early game?
tweaked formatting, typos, and added two more links
Dec
6
revised What is the fastest MTG Mill deck that can be made?
edited tags
Nov
8
revised What are the possible archetypes in Innistrad draft?
added green-white
Nov
8
revised What are the possible archetypes in Innistrad draft?
added notes about the two other archetypes
Oct
3
revised How many lands should I have in my sealed or draft decks?
4 boosters, not 3 boosters
Aug
29
revised Using the Baron
said "discarded" rather than "traded" for exactness