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comment How should proper nouns using stylized case (e.g.: ownCloud) be treated in formal writing?
possible duplicate of How Should Trademarks be Written?
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reviewed Delete Idiom for “don't put me with somebody together in the same sentence”
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comment Should acronyms that are actually hidden plurals be treated as plural?
I think you're overthinking things. GAAP rules is no worse than PIN number, which only pedants scoff at, or please RSVP, which only pretentious pedants scoff at. Some abbreviations will be read as the long form, others, especially acronyms, will be read as a different word which need not have any relation to the original phrase. Furthermore, I see no reason to object to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles rules. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is a proper noun serving as an adjunct; it's no different from saying United States regulations.
Aug
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comment Telling the time - Minute 01 to 09
Welcome to EL&U; as this question is about basic usage, however, it might be better-suited to our sister site for English Language Learners. The short answer is that the typical AmE usage would be five-oh-three, though three after five or three past five would be understood, and it would be substantially similar if using 24-hr time (which is very rare in the US, even in things like airline timetables). I venture that five-three would not be well-understood, and would avoid it with American audiences.
Aug
25
comment Is “Peeping Tom” unique in that is has history?
Welcome to EL&U. A web search on eponym should be enough to get you started; there are many thousands of words and phrases which refer to a particular story (factual or not), from Adam's apple to Zoot suit riot.
Aug
25
reviewed Reviewed Is the phrase 'increasely likely' acceptable? If so, what does it mean?
Aug
25
comment A rare currency
Welcome to EL&U. Please note that we are not a writers workshop, nor a proofreading service. Please consult the site tour and help center for a better understanding of how this site operates. The short answer is that rare currency is not a common expression; you may be thinking of rare commodity.
Aug
25
comment Is this sentence correct?
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Aug
25
comment Is there a complete list of every word allowed in the game 'Scrabble'?
"Allowed" depends on which rules you are playing by. Tournament play is govered by the official Scrabble players' dictionary published by Merriam-Webster, which Peter has linked,
Aug
25
answered Should a “dorito” always be capitalized?
Aug
25
reviewed Delete “Was” or “were” in subjunctive clauses
Aug
25
comment A synonym for “soft” with a negative connotation
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Aug
25
reviewed Looks OK I _____ a work of fiction. (Fill in the blank.)
Aug
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comment I _____ a work of fiction. (Fill in the blank.)
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Aug
24
comment When we can use IS or Are with those sentences?
Also see “Your 1 hour 6 minutes are up” / “Your 1 hour 6 minutes is up” ; Plural/singular verb agreement with units, Does modifying a collective noun with a number make the subject plural? and many others.
Aug
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reviewed Reviewed What does “it's really only done at major universities” mean?
Aug
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reviewed Reviewed Is there a list of English words where some of their letters can be replaceed with Greek letters?
Aug
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reviewed Reviewed “page has not updated” or “page has not been updated”
Aug
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reviewed No Action Needed Meaning of the ending “‑exia”?
Aug
24
reviewed Approve Suggested alternatives for that horrible new noun 'nice-to-have'?