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comment When did “while” and “whilst” become interchangeable?
@ickydog, exactly my point.
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revised Would or Could, in a list of questions, is the first verb always the correct choice?
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comment What are a stag's comrades called?
His wingmen? :P
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comment What is a word or phrase for when an artist cannot live up to his (or another author's) earlier work?
In some contexts, "jumping the shark" is the moment which defines this downturn.
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comment Scottish vs. scotch
Is that an Anchorman reference? ;)
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comment Meaning and usage of “bite me”
Good answer, but for clarity I want to mention that in my experience, "bite me" is much less intense of a phrase than "go to hell". You kinda mention this, but I want to emphasize that often this phrase is often said as a super soft version of "stuff it".
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comment Is there a specific word for “jolted from naïveté”?
Putting it in that context drastically changes things. I recommend you put that link in your question.
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comment Is there a specific word for “jolted from naïveté”?
Ha! I was thinking of a written use. You make a good point, that spoken, this sounds a bit rough.
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comment Difference between “should” and “ought to”
Good question! I have also wondered about this.
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comment Is there a specific word for “jolted from naïveté”?
Sorry for the controversial nature of the example sentence. If it is too inappropriate, I can remove it.
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answered Is there a specific word for “jolted from naïveté”?
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comment Is there a specific word for “jolted from naïveté”?
Awesome question!
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comment What's the origin of the word “geezer”?
Excellent answer, I am very happy to see that "old geezer" is not as redundant as I once thought.