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Sep
28
asked Was “an unicorn” ever correct?
Sep
25
comment Word for “sitting down heavily?”
Everybody do the flop!
Jul
25
comment Deriving a word for the activity of using a tool from the tool name (“grep”)
@JohnPeyton SSHing or ssh-ing.
Jul
25
answered Deriving a word for the activity of using a tool from the tool name (“grep”)
Jun
17
awarded  Constituent
Jun
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awarded  Caucus
Jun
5
comment An Exocentric compound for Children
In Holland, there are lots of houses with a WC where other houses have a closet: under the stairs.
May
30
comment Is there a verb for remaining silent?
And don't forget the shorter shh!
May
30
comment Is there a verb for remaining silent?
Is "Dim it!" related and used?
May
28
comment Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
Correct, because a yearly season is not simply marked by Earth's angle regarding the sun.
May
28
accepted Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
May
28
comment Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
"The tropical seasons are broken up into just two: the wet season and the dry season." - Don't they have Spring and Fall?
May
28
awarded  Custodian
May
28
comment Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
That one is more common than "equinoctial" since around 1940.
May
28
reviewed Approve Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
May
28
revised Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
clarified
May
28
asked Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
May
28
answered Is there a word that describes both Spring and Fall, but not other seasons?
May
28
comment Is there a word which describes being unable to see the stars because of the brightness of the moon?
They don't change in actual brightness, though.
May
27
comment Is there a verb for remaining silent?
Refusal is the only thing i could think of; silencing and quieting require an object.