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Feb
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comment Familiar form of address for a young, subordinate, woman that connotes respect (Female equivalent to 'Son')
@BrianHitchcock this I think is quite explicable...
Feb
3
comment Familiar form of address for a young, subordinate, woman that connotes respect (Female equivalent to 'Son')
One is friendlier. One is more formal. Could you give an example where you'd use that form of address in everyday life?
Feb
3
comment Familiar form of address for a young, subordinate, woman that connotes respect (Female equivalent to 'Son')
See my edit. It's not enough to be 'related as if by the ties binding daughter to parent.' that's often not the case with the 'familiar form of address'. But thanks for link me to that, it's helped me narrow my question scope.
Feb
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Jan
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comment Noun or phrase similar to clone with positive connotation?
@skymninge I don't see that here, in my experience emulators often run on better hardware giving an overal increase in performance
Jan
23
comment Noun or phrase similar to clone with positive connotation?
@Oldbag try emulator
Jan
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revised Noun or phrase similar to clone with positive connotation?
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answered Noun or phrase similar to clone with positive connotation?
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comment Releasatory? Releaseful?
Is this not normally a positive emotion Vita a negative process? Or is that a connotation that I've picked up myself?
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Aug
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comment What’s the rule for using “who” and “whom” correctly?
@araucaria I have never in my life as a native English speaker phrased a question like "the boss around here is who?"
Aug
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comment What’s the rule for using “who” and “whom” correctly?
@araucaria I have no qualms over reversing subject and complement to better the flow of an utterance. In response to Who is that? I would respond He is the king of Spain.
Aug
27
comment What’s the rule for using “who” and “whom” correctly?
@araucaria I'd never reply "it's him", is say "he is the boss" mandating the 'who' choice.