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Feb
11
comment Is it technically incorrect to speak English using speech sounds of native language(which is not English)?
What do you mean by "correct"?
Feb
4
comment Two minuses make a plus
Two Wrights make an airplane.
Feb
4
comment A does the same B as does C
@mikeY To my ear, "as does C" sounds worse, though certainly neither is incorrect.
Jan
29
comment Is the term “local unit shipping fee” correct?
It would be confusing to call it the "per-unit" shipping fee unless it is multiplied by the number of units.
Jan
24
revised is there any difference between 'it' and 'this' to these sentences?
added 121 characters in body
Jan
24
answered is there any difference between 'it' and 'this' to these sentences?
Jan
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
21
revised Can I add a comma here just for “rhythm”?
added 50 characters in body
Jan
21
answered Is this a logically symmetric relation: “X must be consistent with Y”
Jan
21
answered Can I add a comma here just for “rhythm”?
Jan
21
comment Can I add a comma here just for “rhythm”?
It is much worse with the comma there. If you read it out loud, you'll find you can't pause there -- the meaning is lost. The end of the sentence becomes baffling -- By exploring human-guided systems ... what? Nothing?
Jan
21
comment Is there a name for this ambiguity problem or for the construction that solves it?
The simplest way to resolve the ambiguity is to insert "of" before "law".
Jan
21
comment Formal way to say “pay off”?
I like "I believe that the additional work load for the physicians will be justified by an increase in patient safety."
Jan
14
answered Is it proper to say “I earned -1 points today” when I lost 1 point?
Jan
14
answered Am I allowed to start a sentence with “Composed”?
Jan
14
answered Making questions in English
Jan
6
answered The expression “not so much”
Jan
6
answered Why is “safe haven” used so frequently, by those who should know better?
Jan
5
answered Is there a single word for the conjunction “and/or”?
Dec
28
answered “Do you want to live forever?”