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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.
Jan
19
comment A Less Offensive Word For Crippled Beggar?
Was the person deliberately maimed by a begging ringleader, or injured from an unrelated accident or illness?
Jan
19
comment Opposite of smartwatch
But watches have been easy to replace - with mobile phones.
Jan
19
awarded  Popular Question
Jan
19
comment Opposite of smartwatch
Future question on ELU: "hypernym of digital and analogue watches".
Jan
19
asked Opposite of smartwatch
Jan
19
comment Phrase when you offer someone something but it's really them who are paying for it
I suppose Dutch wouldn't have the phrase "Dutch treat", would it? (Maybe "English treat"?)
Jan
18
comment Word or phrase for “it won't change anything, but we'll protest anyways”
Doing it for the principle?
Jan
18
comment Are there any “fake” French words used in English?
Pintel: "Parley? Damn to the depths whatever man that thought up parley!" Jack: "That would be the French."
Jan
16
comment Is “laser-focused” a new word?
As background, the metaphor has gone back further in time. For example, this journal from 1977 has "laser-like focus".
Jan
16
comment Which animals can and can't be prefixed with “she-”?
@PeterShor she-New Mexico whiptail would be rather monocephalic-esque.
Jan
16
asked Which animals can and can't be prefixed with “she-”?
Jan
16
revised Are there any “fake” French words used in English?
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Jan
16
accepted How does American English distinguish between sharing a flat and a room?
Jan
16
comment Why is the euphemism “comfort women” so heavily used?
At the back of my mind, I was wondering whether "comfort women" is a euphemism. I'm not sure whether I agree with this logic, but it's given me pause for thought.
Jan
16
asked Phrases using the Arabic particle “al” as a separate word apart from “Al Qaeda” and “Al Jazeera”
Jan
15
answered Are there any “fake” French words used in English?