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comment What is the term for a Monarchy with only a King or a Queen, but not both?
@SteveJessop: Changed that to English Prince. Ok, he was a Greek prince as well.
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revised What is the term for a Monarchy with only a King or a Queen, but not both?
Clarified Philip's status as English Prince.
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answered What is the term for a Monarchy with only a King or a Queen, but not both?
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comment Synonyms / slang words in American English to express “I am very excited for something”?
@RegDwight: I think the OP mixed his metaphors. S/B, I am excited FOR someone, or ABOUT something. I was wondering if you could reopen this question so I can post the above as an answer. Clearing up the confusion could be "constructive."
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answered “Teaching fish to swim”
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comment Is it “Bride Weds Groom” or “Groom Weds Bride”?
Actually, you might want to use a language like Chinese to avoid confusing the two. If a groom "weds" a bride, the word "wed" is derived from the word "fetch." If a bride "weds" a groom, the relevant word means "enter the household of." That way, there is no confusion as to which way the relationship is going.
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answered What does “to give up someone ” mean?
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answered What is the difference between “environment” and “geography”?
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answered Is there a difference between “subsidy” and “subvention”?
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answered Why does 'coed' only mean female coeducational students?
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comment is there a term for “largest possible minority?”
@ermanen:"Anything." I almost cited the example of 49 out of 100 Senators, or 217 out of 435 Congress people.
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asked is there a term for “largest possible minority?”
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revised What does “spam in a can” mean?
Added emphasis.
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revised How did “kill” get its positive connotations?
Made post more emphatic
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answered What does “spam in a can” mean?
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comment Is there an expression for only offending the recipient?
@Patrick Calinescu: Congratulations on your first (approved) edit.
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is there an expression for only offending the recipient?
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comment Is there an expression for only offending the recipient?
@rhetorician: My supposition was "how would a third party likely react if s/he overheard the comment?" Or we could even be "schoolchildren" and what would the teacher likely say if the other boy "tattled" and told the teacher, "Tom called me an sob."