The letter count is almost identical, and multiple short words are not necessarily "worse" than fewer long words. It does not pass the threshold for deserving a short-cut topic name/alias in my personal opinion. I vote to re-combine. Other opinions? -t
Somewhat telling that the first person(a) to jump on this is none other than top, eh? Wonder why that is...
I think they (attempted to) shorten it because they accused me of it so many times that they wanted to simplify typing the accusation and that's why I noticed the size. I've been called worse. -tFrom FourLevelsOfCompetence
It happens when a person confuses net-time-experience with real-time-experience.
From "The Persian":
...He who knows not and knows not that he knows not is a fool. Shun him.
Some of the best teachers took pride in being clever fools. Elsewhere it says, "He who knows not and knows that he knows not is a child. Teach him."Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius. -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected. - Sophocles
Sometimes thinking out of the box is as simple as opening your eyes.
A friend of mine calls this "Not 10 years' experience, but a year's experience ten times". -- DavidMartinez
See: BlubParadox, HumansAreLousyAtSelfEvaluation, BecomingCompetentCategoryMind