justinforce

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Re: How do I write out .25% ?  •  March 4, 2010, 2:58pm  •  11 votes

Coming from a science/engineering background, I think that it's very clear if you write it out "point twenty-five percent."

Re: Like a red herring, but unintentional.  •  February 26, 2010, 12:12pm  •  0 vote

You know, after reading this: http://www.worldwidewords.org/articles/herring.htm I feel pretty comfortable using "red herring" to describe unintentional deception. Given its roots--"neither fish,

Re: Like a red herring, but unintentional.  •  February 26, 2010, 12:05pm  •  0 vote

The documentation is meant for internal use by fluent (but not always native) English speakers in Southern California. So far, the page is still called "Red Herrings." Red herring is currently use

Re: Like a red herring, but unintentional.  •  February 22, 2010, 7:10pm  •  0 vote

Thank you all for your responses. I'm liking "will o' the wisp" and maybe "chasing your tail."

Re: Like a red herring, but unintentional.  •  February 10, 2010, 1:41pm  •  0 vote

From what I've read, a red herring does imply intentional deception, such as in a play, making it seem to the audience that one character is the villain to distract them from figuring out the actual a