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Sometimes they fool you by walking upright.


Apr
1
reviewed Leave Closed Error Correction possessive noun
Apr
1
reviewed Reopen Quantification of Frequency Adverbs
Apr
1
reviewed Leave Closed Do any UK place names have non-ASCII characters?
Mar
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
21
comment Why “it’s turtles” not “they are turtles”
@AaronHall Danger: do not mock tortoise.
Mar
21
comment Isn't “birthed” wrong?
This question lacks context. It can be right or wrong to say "birthed" depending on the context. No way to know the way this question is posed.
Mar
18
reviewed Close About prepositions
Mar
18
comment About prepositions
This is an example of vampirism.
Mar
18
reviewed Close In my example, how do I use in-text citation?
Mar
18
reviewed Close Use of 3 ands when dealing with two short lists
Mar
18
comment Use of 3 ands when dealing with two short lists
@SvenYargs Or possibly berkeley-breathed.
Mar
18
reviewed Leave Open Roles of commas
Mar
18
comment Roles of commas
The clauses between the pauses are parenthetical, or nearly so. You could replace them with curved brackets and the sentence would still work.
Mar
18
reviewed Close Can you be sent on a quest or does it then become a mission?
Mar
18
reviewed Close Which is right, the simple past or past perfect?
Mar
18
reviewed Close For a reflective essay, I need a substitute for the word “I”
Mar
18
reviewed Close Usage of As vs Because
Mar
18
reviewed No Action Needed “These findings are critical [to inform/for informing] future research”
Mar
18
reviewed Leave Closed Usage of ostensible in this sentence
Mar
18
reviewed Leave Closed “Show someone through” for “show someone around” in AE