Jason Snell asks John Siracusa to rule on the meaning of various words and concepts. It’s not just about robots anymore.

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Tabs

Tabs or spaces?

AFTERSHOW: Commas.

John Siracusa and Jason Snell


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Grocery Store

But what if they also sell shampoo there?

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Morning has broken, like the first… morning?

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Walking Distance

It’s within walking distance. How far is that?

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Swipe Right

Where does your finger go when you “swipe right”?

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When is it stubble and when is it more?

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Reading

It’s fundamental, yes. But is it something you can do with your ears?

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When is a body of water a river?

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Is soup a drink? What separates liquids from food?

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Dish

From dish to plate to bowl.

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City

Does it all come down to the U.S. Postal Service?

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