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12:01 AM
Negative lookbehind apparently got added to JS in 2018.
This is something I'd have known if I were still among the walking dead.
 
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12:38 AM
Ooops! Safari doesn't support lookbehind in JavaScript.
Goddamn it, this is just like work. I thought I'd retired from all that browser inconsistency shit.
 
1:13 AM
@Robusto Ah, yes, that is quite limited.
 
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3:55 AM
Is there really a good correlation between phone/social media use and depression, or is it all moral panic?
 
4:43 AM
I think I read that there was, but not 100% sure.
By the way, why "moral"?
 
5:26 AM
A moral panic is a widespread feeling of fear, often an irrational one, that some evil person or thing threatens the values, interests, or well-being of a community or society. It is "the process of arousing social concern over an issue," usually perpetuated by moral entrepreneurs and the mass media, and exacerbated by politicians and lawmakers.Stanley Cohen, who developed the term, states that moral panic happens when "a condition, episode, person or group of persons emerges to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests." While the issues identified may be real, the claims...
I dunno, they just use to call sudden but mistaken assumptions "moral panics"
 
 
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6:31 AM
@CowperKettle Ah, used in the sense of "pertaining to mores".
Praesumably.
Which, I suppose, is the weak sense of morality.
 
6:59 AM
How do I use this.
I bookmarked the entire link on my safari but when I open stack exchange and then the chats. It isn’t working.
 
7:47 AM
Why not just bookmark in Safari?
 
 
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9:09 AM
In my region, Sverdlovsk Oblast, there are more than 60 000 shots of vaccine available, and only 5 000 people have queued for vaccination.
It's beyond good and evil. Moronity.
 
Another beautiful day, another hellish abomination of an exam that left me feeling like I went through a seizure episode.
Uni professors that backstab and shock students right before an exam; is there any lower form of life?
 
9:30 AM
@M.A.R. I'm very sorry!
 
@CowperKettle meh, the sad part is they force me (and other interested students) into apathy, or even aversion. I like microbiology, it was pretty interesting to me while I was studying. But then you face an impossible exam in an impossible time (some questions had eight options)
 
10:04 AM
O_O
 
@Xanne Exactly. That’s what I did. Bookmarked in safari the whole link . It didn’t work
 
10:24 AM
> Noticed some sketchy looking math students whispering to each other over graph paper. I think they're plotting something.
The authorities in Moscow announced that all businesses engaged in servicing people in any form involving personal contact must vaccinate 60% of their personnel.
An absurd decree that will be impossibly to control and that has no legal basis.
A shitstorm has already started in social networks. This will really give good cards to Russian anti-vaxxers.
There are already reports of people buying false vaccination certificates by paying medical staff to flush the doses down the drain instead of injecting them into the patient.
Why not just transfer $20 to any new vaccinated person? That would have been a true boost.
Facepalm.
I remember when first the laws came out that made seatbelt use obligatory in passenger cars. People considered it a slight to their honor to follow the law. If you sat in a taxi, the driver would say to you: "just throw this belt around you, as if you are wearing it".
It was seen as unmanly to actually clasp it.
 
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12:01 PM
 
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1:01 PM
@Cerberus She'd have appreciated it more if you hadn't addressed her as "fat".
> The Babel fish is small, yellow, leech-like, and probably the oddest thing in the universe. If you stick a Babel fish in your ear, you can instantly understand anything in any form of language.
~The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Douglas Adams.
Already did that and saw the result.
 
 
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2:03 PM
@Gigili The next line in the book is "and that's when the worst wars in the universe started"
 
 
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3:58 PM
 
4:25 PM
Today was the warmest 16th of June in 101 years. Another temperature record hit this year.
 
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4:56 PM
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Q: Why is "dentist" preferred to "stomatologist"?

LineI was using the word stomatologist because there is an equivalent in my native language, but today in English class I heard this term is rather not used, because the preferred one is dentist. While this Ngram ensures this is true, I wonder why one term is preferred to the other, since both are co...

Uh, just to confuse and annoy non-native speakers?
Or maybe because "I have a toothache, so I need to visit a stomatologist" has been said by nobody ever?
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Q: What does : ca. 1828 mean? ca. before a date?

KlimtCould you tell me what "ca. 1828" means? i.e. "ca." before a date? What if it says "First half of 12th century (c.a. 1175)?". That seems to contradict itself...

This question was closed in 2014 but has 102k views. Something kinda weird about that.
 
In Russia, it is always "stomatologist".
I haven't heard "I'm going to the dentist" in Russian ever, although the word does exist.
There was even a dentist-oriented shop with different tools near my home, called Дантист (Dentist)
 
@CowperKettle OK, let me revise that to "... has been said by nobody ever in English"
 
5:15 PM
In Russian, the term Dentist has an air of the 19th century novel.
Probably it was used more widely 200 years ago
"Dentist" was more prevalent in the 1920s
 
My point was that asking a question like "why is dentist preferred to stomatologist?" is not really a good question. Why ask why? Things like that just are.
 
Yes, this is so.
 
5:40 PM
> Among children and adolescents aged 12 to 17 years, the average weekly number of emergency department (ED) visits for suspected suicide attempts was 22.3% higher during summer 2020 and 39.1% higher during winter 2021 than during the corresponding periods in 2019. medscape.com/viewarticle/952975
Could it be just some reporting fluke
Could really distance studying affect adolescents and children so harshly
This is odd.
 
6:14 PM
Holy shit. I just heard from NPR a seemingly middle-aged or elderly woman's voice saying in Farsi "They've been lying to us for 40 years. Fuck their sisters. Fuck every cleric in the turban. I'll vote for my cock. Bye.".
 
@CowperKettle a big practical change should have -some- effects, but your question is why suicide in particular. One could propose mechanisms (like a change in social isolation, which has been shown under different non-covid-lockdown circumstances to increase depression, and depression is a big risk factor for suicide). But the lockdown could have increased a lot of domestic violence which is also a risk factor.
@Færd Huh.
I did not expect that sequence of words today.
 
Yeah it was surprising to me too, from a respectable English broadcaster.
 
@Færd what was the title or some other keywords of the segment? I'm getting transcripts for 'raisi election' from ...
Ah found it:
> KENYON: Rahim says his main disappointment was watching the economy slump despite Rouhani's promises. For Zakita, disappointment doesn't begin to describe her reaction to Iranian politics. When asked who she favors in the upcoming election, she begins to curse before giving her opinion.

ZAKITA: (Through interpreter) They are lying for 40 years, and they can go to the hell.
@Robusto extra annoyance... search for 'stomatologist' and wow there are actual instances of it out there. But hit #4 or 5 is this ELU question. That should be considered evidence that it doesn't exist.
 
@Mitch I would vote to close that question but what reason would there be other than "Huh?"
@Mitch Hah. Nice to have @Faerd here to tell us what she really said.
 
6:42 PM
@Mitch Due diligence.
@Robusto Yeah her curses were too exquisite to miss.
 
 
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8:09 PM
I lack people to talk to.
I studied very intensively during the past several days.
I am not sure if I experience some kind of fatigue due to that now.
 

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