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comment Should “The history of X” be followed by “began” or “begins”?
Google n-gram shows an equal mix in the 20th century: books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=history+of+*+begins%2Chistory+of+*+‌​began&year_start=1900 but a preference for "begins" in the 21st: books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=history+of+*+begins%2Chistory+of+*+‌​began&year_start=1900 , perhaps influenced by a small number of works which are often quoted.
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comment Difference between “with”, “at” and “for” with a business title and a company name
Also "of" for unique (high-powered) business titles, such as "CEO of Motorola" ( bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23544430 ) and "chairman of The New York Times Company" ( nytimes.com/2013/08/08/business/media/… ).
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comment How to use “to offer” with two objects?
@ Edwin Ashworth: It's common to anthropomorphise programs (processes) in computing.
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comment “best thing since X”
My bad: I meant X doesn't surpass Y.
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comment “best thing since X”
In that case, it implies that Y doesn't surpass X.
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comment “best thing since X”
(otherwise, in the example, that thing isn't that great after all!)
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asked Proper to add tense to acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms