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SQL because it is declarative, maths because it is truth, algorithms because they are blueprints and graphics because it can be anything.

Seen on so:

St. Peter: "How did you die?" Skychaser: "MySQL query..." St. Peter: "Your what?"

(JYelton)


Jul
1
comment How does the 10,000 hour rule apply to writing?
10,000 hours is 5 years of 8 hour working days, working 5 days a week, with no annual leave, but observing holidays. If you 'practice' anything for that long you should be an expert in it. Also, I would say that it already varies wildly only on the approach to these 10,000 hours how effective they will be.
Jun
27
comment Is it okay to quote a saying, even if i don't know who said it?
Define okay....
Jun
27
answered Formatting blog posts like the pros
Jun
24
answered Which goes first: summary, background or justification?
Jun
23
answered Formula for a memoir
Jun
22
awarded  Teacher
Jun
22
comment What literary techniques are evident in this quote?
@Craig Sefton, thanks, learned something. Still :), that particular example you should remove: 1) see more precise requirements in poetry en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alliterative_verse#Alliteration 2) stress is on ik-spoh-zher not ik-spoh-zher 3) suhn-ee does not alliterate with ik-spoh-zher
Jun
22
comment What literary techniques are evident in this quote?
@Craig Sefton, reference? (are you sure you are not thinking about en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literary_consonance)
Jun
22
comment What literary techniques are evident in this quote?
@Craig Sefton, exactly: '-sure' portion is not at the beginning, which is requirement for alliteration.
Jun
22
comment What literary techniques are evident in this quote?
def: Repeating the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words - therefore "ex-po-sure" does not qualify; you might also check out assonance
Jun
20
comment What literary techniques are evident in this quote?
Also, you should have not deleted the migrated question english.stackexchange.com/questions/30388/literary-technique
Jun
17
answered About using authentic historical name for teenager material
Jun
17
awarded  Supporter
Jun
17
comment How can I make a story bigger?
I think you first need to answer two things 1) Why are you aiming for 50-70k words? 2) Why 30k is not enough?
Jun
13
awarded  Autobiographer