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I think you could call them x-height letters. From Wikipedia: Lowercase letters whose total height is greater than the x-height either have descenders which extend below the baseline, such as y, g, q, and p, or have ascenders which extend above the x-height, such as l, k, b, and d. We can infer that letters which do not have descenders or ...


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The fear of bubbles is "ebulliophobia," ultimately derived from the Latin bullare, to bubble or boil. So I suppose that term for the opposite condition is "ebulliophilia," making the people thus affected ebulliophiliacs.


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The generic term of on-line consultant may be preceeded by the speciality, i.e. "Physics".


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You may use the dagger typographic symbol after the person's name. The dagger (or obelisk) HTML code is "&#.8224 or "&.dagger" (the dot intentionally inserted in the codes to view them shall be removed) RIP (Rest In Peace from latin requiescat in pace) is an alternative, for example in "This university was founded by Thomas Jefferson, RIP".


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There are only two choices here: simple past and present perfect. The simple past denotes a finished activity in the past, and the present perfect denotes that the speaker's past is relevant to the present and future decisions. The use of "had served " is incorrect as past perfect, because PP is used to denote the order of events in the past and the ...


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This person is guarded The ODO proposes this rather good example sentence: ‘The question took him by surprise, and his eyes grew guarded and cautious, his own grip tightening as well.’ You might say that she answers your questions guardedly, too.


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There isn't an easy, formal way to ask. You could try Which position does Abraham Lincoln hold in the list of US Presidents by order of their inauguration? (Aside: Did you know that Benjamin Franklin was the only President of the United States who was never President of the United States?)


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Here's how you might build up a sentence like this. One person asking others, with intermediate thoughts leading to the next question. Do we have fears? (If so, perhaps we should do something about them...) Do you think we should overcome our fears? (If you do, we need to have some ideas about how to do it...) How do you think we should ...


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1. How do you think we should overcome our fears? The teacher was correct. The sentence is normal: idiomatic and grammatical. Perhaps the following will explain it, We start with the sentence, How should we overcome our fears? We can make this indirect as follows, He asked how we should overcome our fears. That is the standard way of rendering ...


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Running the string weruoaszxcvnm past a Scrabble word generator produces the nine-letter word cavernous. I imagine there are longer technical words. Editing later to add: my previous answer assumed that each letter could be used only once. If you can use any of these letters any number of times the problem gets out of hand. Doubling up the string twice and ...



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