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Aug
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comment “high rate of speed” or “high speed” to mean going fast
@Ants: Thank you. From the literal bottom of my decimated heart. :)
Aug
26
comment Do “in future” and “in the future” imply different meanings?
@nohat, @user680: I always assumed the "in future" was simple laziness that assumed a place in the language over time.
Aug
26
answered “high rate of speed” or “high speed” to mean going fast
Aug
26
comment If I invent a word, what language is it?
Since you're creating the word, design it to fit into whatever language you like, the language you want it to be used in.
Aug
26
revised If I invent a word, what language is it?
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Aug
25
comment What does the word “cinemaddict” mean?
In its current form, this is really the only possible answer to this question.
Aug
25
answered Please explain “I Am America (And So Can You!)”
Aug
25
comment Please explain “I Am America (And So Can You!)”
It's going to be difficult to come up with a single best answer to this question, but +1 for a good example of an -- I assume -- intentionally malformed title.
Aug
25
comment What are the rules in composing a Haiku? (aside from the syllable count)
Fascinating question, should probably be community wiki in its current form.
Aug
25
comment Favourite untranslatables
I tend to favor "fffffeh?"
Aug
25
comment Favourite untranslatables
@Taldaugion: Funny! How can I give your comment +1000?
Aug
23
comment “Drupal Planet” versus “Planet Drupal”
Planet Drupal also sounds like Planet Hollywood.
Aug
23
answered “I have blocked the user account” versus “I blocked the user account”
Aug
23
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Aug
23
revised What should I use instead of “prefixed with”?
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Aug
23
comment What should I use instead of “prefixed with”?
@kiamlaluno: The only way for you to avoid passive voice here would be a clumsy construction like "The writer must use prefix [x] before function [y]." Sometimes passive voice is the most elegant solution.
Aug
23
comment What do you call the word used in prose to describe the surroundings to make prose richer?
Descriptive terms: -Sight -- Visual description -Sound -- Auditory or aural description -Smell -- Olfactory description
Aug
23
comment What do you call the word used in prose to describe the surroundings to make prose richer?
This is part of the answer, but not all of it. The question asks about "sight, sounds, smells, ect (sic)".
Aug
23
answered What are the possible words for a task?
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