My question is a little broader than the title and applies to a term which is described by more than one "word". Is the term (in this case "ice cream") one word, or two? Based on my research, the ...
This is the first sentence of The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams. On this day of days there was an unfamiliar stirring deep inside the dozing heart of the Hayholt, in the castle's bewildering ...
Lewis Carroll popularized the use and creation of (what may be considered to be) a special form of compound or conjoined words. I propose that these are different than other compound words (e.g., per ...
This has always confused me. Dictionary.com doesn't help at all. Candy and meat just don't go together that well.
Why do we call snail mail "snail mail"? So by default mail will refer to email?
I saw the following sentence in today's Washington Post article. What does 'Reno-era' policy mean? It's a new word to me. Can somebody tell? Reno-era policy kept Jared Loughner off FBI gun list. ...