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You think linus is the second best hacker?



It appears my understanding of that word was faulty. I always thought it meant something along the lines of first-rate, I didn't realize it had such a specific meaning. TIL, I suppose.

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No worries, the majority of people make that mistake.

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pe·nul·ti·mate/peˈnəltəmit/

Adjective: Last but one in a series of things; second last: "the penultimate chapter of the book".

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To quote Murray Walker, an F1 commentator, "they're on the penultimate second from last lap but one!"

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