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Aug
30
comment Is there any reason for saying “he is good-looking”, instead of “he is well-looking”?
@fdb: Yes, the combined word "goodlooking" is an adjective. But individually, looking is still the noun, and good is the adjective.
Aug
30
answered Is there any reason for saying “he is good-looking”, instead of “he is well-looking”?
Aug
28
comment Is there a word for a non-geek?
@Philip: The British word that I was taught as the equivalent of "regular guy" is "sound fellow" (not normal).
Aug
28
revised Why is this a correct sentence? Her uncle prefers that she speak with him personally
added 2 characters in body
Aug
28
answered When and why did the N-word and “negro” go apart?
Aug
28
answered Why is this a correct sentence? Her uncle prefers that she speak with him personally
Aug
27
answered What does “biased in your favour” mean in this sentence?
Aug
26
answered Is “inactivate” really a word?
Aug
23
answered When did a mother giving birth become the deliverer instead of the deliveree?
Aug
23
comment Can someone explain the phrase “All is fair in love and war”?
"ongoing love between two people is akin to a battle." Or, as the song says, "Love is a battlefield.
Aug
15
asked What are the fourth and fifth levels in this context?
Aug
14
answered A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist
Aug
9
answered Difference between “encampment” and “camp”
Aug
9
answered Term for when consecutive events are “broken”
Aug
2
answered Ruining something for someone else (spoils of war?)
Aug
1
answered English idiom similar to “grab one, hit the other”
Jul
31
answered What is the meaning of not in “as often as not” and “as likely as not”?
Jul
31
answered Would you say “it's impolite” to your kids?
Jul
30
answered Lobbyist's Counterpart
Jul
27
comment Terminology for “New Yorker” vs “lives in New York”
I clarified the question and voted to reopen it in its current form.