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I have a doctorate in philosophy from Fordham University. I worked for 10 years as a web application developer writing code in PHP (generally object-oriented) and working with MySQL (moderately normalized database design) to deliver HTML/JS/CSS. I used to answer questions on EE and had a reputation of about 500K there before I became disappointed with their model. I presently work at a University in Japan.


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comment Equivalent of “That said, Carthage must be destroyed” in Japanese
I'm a native speaker of AmE, and I don't think I would understand if someone used that idiom. I definitely wouldn't intuit that it was being used ironically.
Nov
25
answered 通{とお}した and 通{つう}じた – usage in context
Nov
25
revised 急{きゅう}に vs.すぐに – usage in context
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Nov
22
revised Same kanji compound, with different readings, and meanings depend on the reading? (heteronyms)
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Nov
21
revised Why in this example sentence there's no difference between ごとに and おきに?
you can do furigana here by using [kanji]{kana}
Nov
21
revised Help translating this paragraph: doubts about 「への」and「と共に」forms, and structure of a sentence beggining with 「これ」?
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Nov
21
comment Help translating this paragraph: doubts about 「への」and「と共に」forms, and structure of a sentence beggining with 「これ」?
First off, welcome to Japanese.se. There's a lot of errors in your English writing (not just in the part where you're translating) that might make it hard to tell whether the problem is Japanese to Spanish or Spanish to English.
Nov
21
comment Difference between 回復【かいふく】, 修復【しゅうふく】, 復旧【ふっきゅう】 and 復興【ふっこう】
First off, welcome to Japanese.se. As an amendment your answer, the most common use for 復旧 is when trains or utilities get restarted after going down due to weather or things like that.
Nov
20
revised Difference between 回復【かいふく】, 修復【しゅうふく】, 復旧【ふっきゅう】 and 復興【ふっこう】
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Nov
20
comment English sentences/structures that are (more) amenable to machine-translation when translated to Japanese?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is not about Japanese language usage.
Nov
20
comment English sentences/structures that are (more) amenable to machine-translation when translated to Japanese?
Maybe this is better-suited to the linguistics se?
Nov
19
reviewed Leave Closed How to place ありました with the 〜んです pattern, and the meaning of the resulting sentence
Nov
19
reviewed Close Confusion in the usage of みえます and みられます; きけます and きこえます
Nov
19
reviewed Leave Open Have I placed “itsu” correctly in the sentence?
Nov
18
revised Sorting and Grouping a Japanese Index or Glossary
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Nov
18
revised Sorting and Grouping a Japanese Index or Glossary
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Nov
18
comment Sorting and Grouping a Japanese Index or Glossary
@senshin I don't know the answer to that... I'm just telling the OP where there are two potential problems with trying to merge hiragana and katakana to sort...
Nov
18
answered Sorting and Grouping a Japanese Index or Glossary
Nov
18
revised Adverbs in Japanese versus English
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Nov
18
reviewed Close Translation to Japanese: “The test will determine which university I will go to.”