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Prepositions: “The confusing widgets of language”

The title is adapted from an article in THE WEEK, written by James Harbeck. Well worth reading if you ask me. I don't particularly like prepositions. They are small, seemingly insignificant things ...
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“By foot” vs. “on foot”

Which one is correct? I go to school by foot. I go to school on foot.
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“Go by foot” vs. “go on foot” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “London By Foot” vs. “London On Foot” This is a very simple question, yet I did not find anybody that could give me a satisfactory answer. I ...
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“By the bus” or “on the bus”

Is it more correct to form a sentence such as John went to academic conference by the bus using by as the preposition indicating what he took to the conference, or is using on the correct way? ...