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Apr
16
revised Grease quote explanation “Pinkslips ownership papers?”
answer merge
Apr
12
comment Fixing a series of loose sentences: Strunk & White
Mod notice: Your bounty was refunded to allow the migration to Writers—however, the migration was rejected per their policy.
Apr
9
revised A word that means 'most important'?
deleted 367 characters in body
Apr
9
comment A word that means 'most important'?
@medica Is superlative not an answer? In any case, do note that moderators are not just robots and we will convert non-answers to comments whenever that is the appropriate course of action. `@miercoledi If you feel another user is being rude, the best thing to do is to flag that comment; arguing publicly rarely leads anywhere good.
Apr
9
awarded  Famous Question
Apr
6
revised Why are all consonants preceded by or followed by vowel sounds when pronounced?
deleted 90 characters in body
Apr
5
revised What Is the Real Name of the #?
rolled back to a previous revision
Mar
4
comment Surely *some* wordsmiths must love America[ns]?
Ladies and gentlemen—may I please remind you that English Language & Usage Chat is a wonderful place for banter, and while an occasional joke here and there in comments is fine, there is a point where it does get excessive.
Feb
24
revised 'the cleanest' vs 'cleanest': article-containing adverb phrases?
edited tags
Feb
16
revised Verbs in a list separated by commas
deleted 395 characters in body
Feb
7
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
27
revised Meant for only some people
rolled back to a previous revision
Jan
24
revised Meant for only some people
rolled back to a previous revision
Jan
24
revised Which is correct: “the below information” or “the information below”?
rolled back to a previous revision
Jan
20
revised Shall I answer Yes/No to this question?
manual merge of answers
Jan
12
reviewed Leave Open How can I explain a word used in a previous sentence?
Jan
12
reviewed Leave Open Language Evolution: Use of 'It'
Jan
12
reviewed Leave Open I don't understand the connection in the following sentence
Jan
12
reviewed Leave Open Etymology of “-by” suffix in proper nouns
Jan
12
reviewed Leave Open What's the meaning of “a class act”?