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answered A generic term for both fast-forward and rewind modes?
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answered Hypernym for “audiobook”, “podcast”, “speech”, etc.?
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answered Name for a new “ad” entry encompassing buyer requests and supplier offers
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answered “Pot calling the kettle black” … but what if the kettle isn't black (figuratively speaking)?
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comment How did the phenomenon of doubling words come about?
Perhaps my favourite of these is hot hot, as opposed to spicy hot.
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revised What are the pros and cons of learning English from movies and radio?
fixed grammar
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suggested suggested edit on What are the pros and cons of learning English from movies and radio?
Sep
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comment “1 out of 100 chickens is” or “1 out of 100 chickens are”?
The fact that 1 percent is mathematically equivalent to 1 out of a 100 doesn't necessarily imply that they are grammatically equivalent.
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11
comment Is “plunger” a familiar word for part of a phone?
I don't think I've ever heard this part of the telephone called a plunger. Perhaps its a regional or industry term.
Sep
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answered Sayings similar to “a picture is worth a thousand words”
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comment How is “lay bare” sexual?
I don't understand why you say that lay bare is a formal intensifier.
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comment How is “lay bare” sexual?
Don't forget that lay itself is also slang for “have sex with”, adding another layer of innuendo.
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10
answered Word for “order doesn't matter”
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answered What is the flat part of an iron called?