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many analytical persons are not good at handling real things. it was said that some physics labs will "forbit" certain theoretician entering the lab because equipments would magically be broken after they left
I'm worse. Several years ago, I had needed a single solder for a home project. I went to the tech area and a tech volunteered to do it. I wanted to frame his work when he was done (and he did it so fast, we may have gone back in time.)
it super fun, but your right when it comes time to test and something just isn't working correctly and after hours of reviewing code, you look back at the board to find a cold solder point that sort of works sometimes.
it's even worse when making your own PCB's and pulling your hair out to find a little bit of tracing bridging two circuits that you didn't catch during board cleanup.
Those are the noun versions.
Spread them around on the Internet far and wide and they'll get included in the OED (eventually).
I mean a few years ago canceled was speeled with one l and now they do it with two cancelled.
Also, the dictionary finally gave up on irregardless and just made it mean the same thing as regardless.
Don't even start on flammable and inflammable.
Also people send me email and say, "please see the below chart". Which we all know is wrong.
They should be saying "please see the chart below".
English is quite pliable. Just keep pressing on it and it'll bend to your ways.
Don't you just love it when non-scientific sunshines write about highly technical issues? According to this article the speed of light is 186,000 MPH. NO! Sunshine - it's about 186,000 miles per SECOND! More accurately it is 670,616,629 MPH!
186,000 miles per hour is the speed of light in a Telstra fibre ...
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