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revised Looking for a more precise noun than “acceptance”
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May
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answered Looking for a more precise noun than “acceptance”
May
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answered Why do we say “to be a laughing stock”?
Apr
30
revised What is a “Churchill moment”?
clarification
Apr
30
answered One word for “easily understood”
Apr
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Apr
30
revised Why “horseback riding” and not simply “horse riding”?
Added question about difference between British and American English.
Apr
30
answered What is a “Churchill moment”?
Apr
30
comment Better way of saying “Go-to man”?
@helen melichar: My understanding is that the point person (actually a point man) is the one who "leads a charge" in the military. Is this the sense you want?
Apr
29
comment Is there a word for temporary-but-may-become-permanent?
@dotancohen: They're evaluating you, you're evaluating them, but it seems like at least one is "trying out" the other.
Apr
29
answered Is there a word for temporary-but-may-become-permanent?
Apr
28
answered What does the phrase “Follow that!” mean?
Apr
28
comment What is the meaning of “I read a book once”
@jwpat7: The speaker seemed to be saying, "I was reading this book, and X happened." And most stories begin with "once upon a time..."
Apr
27
comment What is the opposite of gem-like?
@I edited the question by changing "jewel" to "gem." I believe that the new question can be answered (as it was before closing), and nominate it for reopening
Apr
27
revised What is the opposite of gem-like?
Changed "jewel" to "gem"
Apr
27
comment What is the meaning of “I read a book once”
Welcome to the site. An upvote to get you started.
Apr
27
answered What is the meaning of “I read a book once”
Apr
27
answered Is there a word for a woman going away from home to learn etiquette
Apr
26
comment Why “the Sun Tzu” instead of just “Sun Tzu”?
@Hugo: May be the writer thought that Sun Tzu was a "title," e.g., "the Count of Monte Cristo.
Apr
26
answered Why “the Sun Tzu” instead of just “Sun Tzu”?