windshield wipers: a round peg in a square hole
Being braked is a sufficient, but not a necessary, condition for changing forward-motion gears.
A simple approximation may be more useful than a complicated exact expression.
Some venues, such as Merriam-Webster, require a Facebook account in order to comment. This is the only reason I have a Facebook account. So, I stay logged-in to it, but in order to block its spam, I have clicked on ‘Create a Page’, and just let it sit there permanently.
An idea is a table, and thoughts are its legs.
Scholarship is intellectual labor that is at least, say, 80% enabling (e.g., dictionary-creation). It is possible to do intellectually heroic work (such as a detective who solves a difficult case) without being a scholar.
Distance is the default moderator (cf: “…know when to walk away, know when to run”), just as Father Time is the default teacher.
the ability to name groups of tags and select by group name when posting (i.e., certain posts will always have the same tags, and it would save time and trouble not to have to pick the tags manually every time)
Come-on graphics typically feature rhetorical lack of proportionality. For example, a beginner’s atlas shows children as being as big as continents, and vehicle ads show price tags the size of the vehicles.
in forums, the ability to add a private note to a favorited item, as, for example, a reminder as to why I favorited it