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“He for She” or “He for Her”?

Of course we all know that when a personal pronoun is the object of a verb or a preposition, it must be an objective pronoun. My question here is about the choice of a nominative pronoun in the ...
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Is “The City Beautiful” (Orlando's motto) grammatically correct?

I have always wondered why the motto of the City of Orlando, FL (USA) is worded as The City Beautiful instead of The Beautiful City: Is The City Beautiful grammatically correct? If so, do you have ...
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Non-religious mentions of God (or religious concepts) in the American English language

Reading about an appeal turned down by the US Supreme Court, I see that the majority opinion on phrases such as “in God we trust” and “one nation under God” is that they are not affirmations of faith, ...