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Jul
2
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
26
accepted What is the appropriate usage of 'extant'?
Jun
26
asked What is the appropriate usage of 'extant'?
Jun
23
accepted Is 'yeah-nah' a uniquely Australian idiom?
Jun
22
awarded  Teacher
Jun
21
answered Is 'yeah-nah' a uniquely Australian idiom?
Jun
21
comment Is 'yeah-nah' a uniquely Australian idiom?
that's fascinating @jlovegren - do you have any further experiences of that?
Jun
21
asked Is 'yeah-nah' a uniquely Australian idiom?
Jun
10
accepted Does describing someone as 'sensitive' conflate two different ideas?
Jun
10
asked Does describing someone as 'sensitive' conflate two different ideas?
Jun
7
revised Do English speaking subcultures attach different meanings to the phrase “I'm sorry”?
added distinction to question
Jun
7
accepted Do English speaking subcultures attach different meanings to the phrase “I'm sorry”?
Jun
7
asked Do English speaking subcultures attach different meanings to the phrase “I'm sorry”?
May
17
comment Is there any evidence to suggest that P.G. Wodehouse was an influence on the works of Douglas Adams?
Thanks @Mitch - that's really helpful. If anyone can point to any other literary devices that are in common between the two authors, that would be much appreciated.
May
16
asked Is there any evidence to suggest that P.G. Wodehouse was an influence on the works of Douglas Adams?
May
10
accepted What is the name of the grammatical device where 18th and 19th Century sentences started with 'which'?
May
10
comment What is the name of the grammatical device where 18th and 19th Century sentences started with 'which'?
Agree Peter. A counterpoint is that the books have won awards for historic accuracy and several published sources have considered the historic research to be well regarded.
May
10
asked What is the name of the grammatical device where 18th and 19th Century sentences started with 'which'?
May
9
accepted “There were lots to do” vs “There was lots to do…”: is the backward existential still used?
May
7
revised “There were lots to do” vs “There was lots to do…”: is the backward existential still used?
added 9 characters in body