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Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
15
accepted Using the word “quota” in plural and singular
Sep
8
comment Using the word “quota” in plural and singular
To explain further, it's not clear to me whether "quotum" would perhaps refer to a single unit of quota and not a complete allocation. e.g. a single minute if the allocated quota is time, or a square meter if the allocation is space.
Sep
8
comment Using the word “quota” in plural and singular
@medica Neither the concise OED (app) nor the online Merriam-Webster list "quotum". Wiktionary gives it as a plural of "quota", but the definition leaves me wondering if it's what I'm after, "A part or proportion; a fraction".
Sep
8
asked Using the word “quota” in plural and singular
Feb
8
accepted Should enclosing commas be treated as parentheses?
Feb
7
awarded  Scholar
Feb
6
awarded  Student
Feb
6
asked Should enclosing commas be treated as parentheses?
Feb
3
comment Is there a word to refer to “changing TV channels”?
@Tristan I'm also British and "zapping" is the first word that came to my mind. I don't remember exactly where I first heard zap used in this context, but it was almost certainly on British television. I moved from England about 15 years ago, so it may have fallen out of use.
Oct
22
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