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Imbuing a certain niceness on one’s formatting

Oh my, std::locale(“”) is gorgeous when slapped on a std::stringstream. So long as you’re not writing super-duper-performance-sensitive code, you can do wonderful things like this: #include <string> #include <sstream> #include <locale> #include <iostream> #include <iomanip> int main() { std::stringstream ss; … Continue reading

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Mon aéroglisseur est plein d’anguilles

And yours might be too, so you should get it checked. The perils of not knowing even the most basic structural components of a foreign language are considerably more embarrassing than eel related confusion. There I was, standing on the … Continue reading

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When O-Level French just isn’t enough

I am learning French at the moment and have been for some time. Needless to say, due to ‘spare time’ constraints my French has made the same general progress as my iPhone game: I am regularly overtaken by snails. It … Continue reading

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