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Jul
29
comment Single word for a self-confessed traveler who constantly talks about his travels regardless of the audience interest, circumstance or relevence?
In an old Reader's Digest joke, a person was described as suffering from Jet Brag. Its memorable as a noun.
Jul
15
comment An English equivalent of Arabic idiom ‘Show us the breadth of your shoulders’
I remember Shaggy from Scooby Doo say "make like a bee and buzz off"
Jul
10
comment is there a replacement word for “previous of previous”?
For the sake of completeness: there used to be a preantepenultimate meaning third before last.
Jul
10
comment What is a better way to name “The Wrong Question”?
First accepted answer on English.SE!
Jul
7
comment Idiom for someone who buys all the best gear to do something before they even have a basic proficiency?
Its famously (IMO!) parodied by Tony Stark, "sometimes you gotta run before you can walk"
Jun
22
accepted What does lawyering mean apart from its official definition
Jun
20
awarded  Curious
Jun
19
asked What does lawyering mean apart from its official definition
Jun
15
comment Meaning of 'amp' in an emotional-distress context
I find it a common programmer error in (content management) software, escaping(thats the term) the text by accident.
Mar
17
comment A more formal word for 'Screwed.'
Leonard from The Big Bang Theory: "attached to another object by an inclined plane, wrapped helically around an axis"
Nov
5
comment “Childlessness is hereditary in our family” What do you call a statement containing a contradiction such as the example?
+1 over accepted answer since its full of familiar terms.
Oct
29
comment Is the genderless pronoun “they” appropriate and grammatical for a non-binary gender?
What about "Kris has changed their profile picture", like Facebook used to announce?
Oct
8
awarded  Notable Question
Oct
8
comment Why is the word “Holy” used before swear words?
Sorry I have no source, but I read about a adolescent chimp was taught sign language and called a partner "you green shit"
Jun
27
comment English equivalent of komorebi (木漏れ日) — “sunshine filtering through leaves”
I have seen 'Chiaroscuro' used to describe natural scenes
May
24
asked are astronomy and astrology apt names for their concepts?
Jan
28
comment Is there a non-sexual phrase for sleeping with someone?
And it's not slang unlike "crash"
Jan
10
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
13
comment Is “plastic glass” as a container a valid expression?
@ChrisH In India, its normal to call a steel (or plastic or ceramic or paper for that matter) tumbler a glass.
Oct
17
revised Word for 'No Facial Expression'
added 45 characters in body