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Apr
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answered AmEng equivalent for BrEng “circus”
Apr
2
answered Word for stealing an item then returning it without the owner's knowledge?
Mar
29
answered A combination of government initiatives (plural or singular)?
Mar
28
answered A function in computer games to send messages by selecting them from a preset list rather than typing
Feb
20
comment I sightsaw London. Is this correct?
@Elian: "Six of one, half a dozen of the other."
Feb
20
comment I sightsaw London. Is this correct?
@Elian: That is ok also.
Feb
20
comment I sightsaw London. Is this correct?
This might be a better fit for ELL.
Feb
20
answered I sightsaw London. Is this correct?
Jan
14
accepted Could the term “elephant” have derived from “olfactory?”
Jan
6
revised Could “bastard” have a positive connotation?
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Jan
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revised Why is it always women and not men in: “Soccer mom,” “Tiger mom,” “Helicopter mom,” “Wal-Mart mom,” and “Security mom”?
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Dec
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revised What is the origin of the phrase “Eastern Seaboard”?
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Dec
22
comment What is the origin of the phrase “Eastern Seaboard”?
@KitZ.Fox: "Three of their four" does NOT include Maine.
Dec
22
comment What is the origin of the phrase “Eastern Seaboard”?
@phoog: OK, changed it to "four" offshoots to include Kentucky.
Dec
22
revised What is the origin of the phrase “Eastern Seaboard”?
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Dec
22
comment What is the origin of the phrase “Eastern Seaboard”?
@phoog: Pennsylvania abuts on the Chesapeake Bay which leads to the Atlantic, close enough. I said it "faces" the Atlantic, not that it was "on" it.
Nov
10
comment Etymology of “corny”
"I'm as corny as Kansas in August, I'm as normal as blueberry pie."
Nov
10
answered What word or phrase describes a person whose role in a social group is to make others look good?
Nov
10
comment Why did Napoleon III coin the term “Latin America”?
A Hapsburg could qualify as "Latin" because the Hapsburgs ruled Spain (in the 16th century).