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food, super not vegan don't even ask 

At one time, in the USA at least, it was customary for the electric or gas company to send customers a periodic newsletter. A characteristic feature of these was a "home economics" situation, including recipes & meal suggestions.

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@Moon @Ricardus

I've got a super-cheap USB adapter which works more or less, & a Blackmagic PCIe card which crashed my computer when I tried to install it.

Request to compassionate hackers/Win10 users only 

@cosullivan

I switched to Linux when support for XP ended, myself. I was never really happy with Windows, & my feeling was, "if I'm going to have to cope with an OS which isn't fully satisfactory, I prefer one I don't have to pay for."

@matera

They sure serve big drinks at the elegant bar.

Request to compassionate hackers/Win10 users only 

@cosullivan

I will note that, when attempting to install Win10 on a laptop, I discovered that neither a USB key nor a burned DVD made on a Linux computer, from the MS Web site, would work. I had to make the USB key on a Windows machine, using the "Media Creation Tool". (I think I have that USB still ― if so I could send it to you, assuming other options don't pan out.)

voting, txpol 

@cosullivan

Also one seat on the Railroad Commission (which, as its name implies, regulates oil & gas), Chief Justice & 3 Associate Justices of the Supreme Court (civil only), 3 places on the Court of Criminal Appeals, 3 seats on the 2nd Court of Appeals, county criminal court judge, county sheriff, county commissioner, county tax assessor, county constable…

Oh! And there's a school tax proposition.

Texas is very democratic, if you measure that by how much voting we do.

voting, txpol 

Which district judges am I voting for?

Why, the 17th, 48th, 67th, 96th, 153rd, 213th, 342nd, 348th, 352nd, & 396th Judicial Districts, of course!

uspol 

@cs

I guess they started off wanting to Bern it all down, but are willing to settle for for burning it all.

@jdarnold

I am a mess, wrapped in a blanket, inside an enigma.

@matera

There's a reason for the oft-abused descriptive term "new old stock".

@teatime @Gemma

If you wanted to use the present active participle here, I think you would end up saying "scientes liberati, scientes perditi", which doesn't map quite to good English.

@Gemma @teatime

Also, Lewis lists "perditus" twice in his dictionary, both as participle of perdo, & as an adjective. I don't believe there is any real distinction, but the word is used by Tully in a superlative form, which would be a bit odd for a participle.

@Gemma @teatime

These are technically the perfect passive participle forms of libero & perdere, but with the copula (in this case "sumus", which can be implied), they form the perfect passive forms of the verb.

@Gemma @teatime

In proper classical Latin, one prefers to use verbs rather than the associated agent or abstract nouns, as far as possible. So we might say
"per scientiam liberati, per scientiam perditi (sc sumus)", by knowledge set free, by knowledge we are lost.

@Gemma @teatime

"Sapientia" is discernment, discretion, forethought, philosophical perfection of character (according to Lewis), whereas "scientia" is expertise in art, skill, that kind of thing. So I would say "scientia" more fits your purpose.

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