* Posts by DrDr

2 posts • joined 21 May 2012

Microsoft forbids class actions in new Windows licence

DrDr
Headmaster

Re: Difference between may and might (for DAN*tastik)

IANAET but:

"Just as could is the past tense of can, might is the past tense of may: We thought we might win the tournament. But might can also be used as a substitute for may to show diminished possibility. Thus, saying We might go to the movies means that the likelihood of going is somewhat less than if you say We may go to the movies. When used to express permission, might has a higher degree of politeness than may. Thus, Might I express my opinion conveys less insistence than May I express my opinion."

This may/might have been copied and pasted.

Post-pub nosh deathmatch: Mealy pudding v migas

DrDr
Pint

Next deathmatch?

Black pudding vs Morcilla de Burgos?

Baked beans on toast vs Fabada Asturiana (with the obligatory cider...)?

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