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Nov
10
answered Meaning of “Irish true”
Nov
10
comment What's the meaning of the 'had'?
Horror fiction or graduate school?
Nov
10
answered What's the meaning of the 'had'?
Nov
9
answered What are the origins of “take you up on it”
Nov
8
comment Is this ellipsis or can 'guilty' be used as a noun?
@AndrewLeach Is there a post for the verbifying of nouns? :-)
Nov
8
comment “To be” or just “be”
What if you consider "be" to be the subjunctive form of "to be"? Can't a clause in the subjunctive mood follow the verb "expect"?
Nov
8
answered Better word for someone who has grown physically but not mentally
Nov
4
answered What do you call something that is not first in a sequence?
Oct
9
comment What is the word for the opposite of “preferred”?
I absolutely love "unsuitable"! I think "atypical" might be too nebulous, in this context, because the preferred patterns for one area can be "atypical" in the sense of very specific.
Oct
9
comment What is the word for the opposite of “preferred”?
I'm curious on your opinion on the difference between "patterns of abnormal input" and "abnormal patterns of input". Instinctively I write the latter, but you wrote the former. Am I splitting hairs?
Oct
9
revised What is the word for the opposite of “preferred”?
Added entire sentence for context.
Oct
9
asked What is the word for the opposite of “preferred”?
Sep
24
accepted Mixing adjectives and nouns in scientific writing
Sep
21
awarded  Custodian
Sep
14
revised Which is proper: “to debate X” or “to debate about X”?
Removed superfluous sentence
Sep
13
asked Which is proper: “to debate X” or “to debate about X”?
Aug
28
answered What's the meaning of “root” in “you root for the favorite”?
Aug
27
comment “Your interview with him.” Who is the interviewer?
@LessPop_MoreFizz: Point taken. That point should be made to a larger audience, which could also benefit from knowing why the downvoter did downvote.
Aug
25
comment What does the phrase “Vast majority of people live in the world without” mean?
Edited @StoneyB
Aug
25
revised What does the phrase “Vast majority of people live in the world without” mean?
OP added more context, updating accordingly