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My name is Jay—probably deducible from the fact that my username comes from the genus of a number of American jays.




enThis user is a native speaker of the English language.
fr-2Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau intermédiaire en français.
de-1Dieser Benutzer hat grundlegende Deutschkenntnisse.
es-1Este usuario puede contribuir con un nivel básico de español.


This user has an advanced understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet.
This user has an advanced understanding of the Katakana or Hiragana.
한글This user can read Hangul.
This user uses Traditional Chinese characters.

Opinions on languageEdit

ain'tThis user believes that prescriptive grammar rules stem from linguistic ignorance and are used to enforce economic class distinctions
a lot alotThis user recognizes that linguistic change is a natural and desirable aspect of human language.
theyThis user considers singular they standard English usage.
mankindThis user supports the use of gender-neutral language.
y'allThis user thinks y'all serves a useful purpose as a second-person plural pronoun, and would like to see y'all use it more often.
to¦<b>ly¦goThis user is proud to rightfully split infinitives.
A, B, and CThis user prefers the serial comma.

Musical instrumentsEdit

pno-3This user is an advanced pianist.
gtr-2This user is an intermediate guitarist.
uke-1This user is a novice ukulele player.
acc-1This user is a novice accordionist.

Other biographical infoEdit

 This user is a Hong Konger.
 This user lives in The District.
agn +
This user is an agnostic atheist and knows the two terms are not mutually exclusive.