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Dec
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asked Name for equivocal similes such as found in hip-hop lyrics?
Dec
1
comment Frequent use of word not found in dictionary, “programatically.”
The dictionary?!
Oct
17
awarded  Commentator
Oct
17
reviewed Reviewed Word for people who don't make their deadline
Oct
17
reviewed Reviewed Is there a word that describes when you are unable to remember the word you want to say?
Oct
17
comment Is there a word that describes when you are unable to remember the word you want to say?
Those are both considered disorders; see aphasia and dysnomia. I'm not sure the question refers to a disorder.
Oct
9
reviewed Reviewed Should I always insert “and” between two verbs in imperative mode?
Oct
9
reviewed Reviewed Why is it called an “Indian file”?
Oct
9
comment Why is it called an “Indian file”?
This doesn't explain why it is called Indian, which is the focus of the question.
Sep
25
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
25
comment Difference between lexicon and dictionary
@tchrist Thanks. That is a very helpful addition to my answer. I need to remember that I have the OAD and OED on my Kindle now. :)
Sep
25
revised Best word for “unable to change”
Smoothed out grammar
Sep
25
answered Difference between lexicon and dictionary
Sep
23
awarded  Custodian
Sep
23
reviewed Reviewed I'm British, so should I take a rain cheque?
Sep
23
reviewed Reviewed What is the origin of the phrase “'til the cows come home”?
Sep
23
reviewed Reviewed Do “in future” and “in the future” imply different meanings?
Sep
17
awarded  Yearling
Aug
25
answered Best word for “unable to change”
Apr
5
awarded  Editor