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asked Is “chaperon” versus “chaperone” a US versus British English thing?
Feb
1
comment Should I state “the data are,” or “the data is.”
Was this prompted by this tweet?
Jan
31
answered How do some people develop the tendency to overuse particular words?
Jan
31
comment How do some people develop the tendency to overuse particular words?
Your teacher ought to have become a politician!
Jan
31
answered Is there an English idiom for Bengali idiom “সবজান্তা গামছাওয়ালা”(wise towelsman)?
Jan
26
answered What's an antonym of demonize (other than deify)?
Jan
25
comment What is the appropriate word to describe society's toughest problem?
"Wicked" is generally used for largely pleasant intellectual challenges (like P = NP) rather than social problems that have real-life consequences.
Jan
24
awarded  Good Question
Jan
24
asked Why is “romaji” so frequently spelt as “romanji”?
Jan
24
comment Since when has “J” been sounding like [dʒ] and no longer “Y”
"romaji" is usually only used in the context of discussing Japanese, and is spelt without an "n" (I used to make to make the same mistake).
Jan
24
revised Since when has “J” been sounding like [dʒ] and no longer “Y”
Fix spelling of "romaji"
Jan
22
answered Is there a word for a “promise breaker”?
Jan
22
comment Opposite of smartwatch
Dumbphones also have a computer inside.
Jan
21
revised Phrases using the Arabic particle “al” as a separate word apart from “Al Qaeda” and “Al Jazeera”
Clarify what kind of "al"s I'm looking for
Jan
20
comment What does “tell you love your honey” mean?
I suspect the English in this tweet is bad, and not by a native speaker.
Jan
20
revised Opposite of smartwatch
added 59 characters in body
Jan
20
awarded  Nice Question
Jan
20
accepted Opposite of smartwatch
Jan
20
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
19
comment Opposite of smartwatch
@jera I wasn't doing a copycat of that question - someone else was talking about watches and it made me wonder about this topic.