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accepted Can “Claptrap” be used to mean low quality?
Apr
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revised Can “Claptrap” be used to mean low quality?
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Apr
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asked Can “Claptrap” be used to mean low quality?
Apr
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Apr
11
accepted How is the letter “Z” pronounced in Indian English?
Apr
11
answered There is a word for mis-characterization of a political figure
Apr
11
comment Is “stepmother treatment” Indian English?
Relevant TV Tropes entry: Wicked Stepmother
Apr
11
asked How is the letter “Z” pronounced in Indian English?
Apr
3
comment What is the word for using something for other than its intended purpose?
As a biologist, I'd be more inclined to refer to an original purpose rather than intended purpose - "intention" (and to a lesser extent, "purpose") sounds like intelligent design.
Mar
28
comment Are there shibboleths specific to native Russian speakers?
Not so much a shibboleth, as a well-known example of one: "Please, please - We're looking for the naval base in Alameda can you tell us where the nuclear wessels are?"
Mar
27
awarded  Notable Question
Mar
26
comment Is there an American term for a group of elitist schools, similar to the abbreviation “Oxbridge”?
Equivalent term for Australia: Sandstone universities
Mar
17
accepted Differences between “atomic bomb” and “nuclear weapon”
Mar
17
asked Differences between “atomic bomb” and “nuclear weapon”
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Feb
26
answered Is “Grey tsunami” a mere metaphor, or acknowledged phrase to represent for accelerated global increase of old age population?
Feb
26
comment What does “Legacy of the void” in terms of “Gray tsunami” mean?
Just out of curiosity - is "tsunami" used metaphorically in Japanese?
Feb
26
answered What does “cheffed-up” in “Traditional ramen that hasn’t been cheffed-up” mean?