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Jan
4
revised “The efforts involved” vs. “the effort involved”
added 3 characters in body
Jan
3
answered “Use” vs. “usage”
Jan
3
answered “The efforts involved” vs. “the effort involved”
Jan
3
comment You are standing into danger
Also see oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/stand : [no object, with adverbial of direction] (of a ship) remain on a specified course: the ship was standing north
Jan
3
answered You are standing into danger
Dec
26
comment Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
And 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong too.
Dec
22
comment Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
"Three men make a tiger" is the closest to what I had in mind, but sadly it's not in English.
Dec
22
accepted Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
Dec
22
comment Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
@Boofus: This assumes a third party intentionally creates and spreads the misinformation.
Dec
22
comment Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
But it's not that they wish it to be true. Rather, they assume it to be true because others talk about it.
Dec
22
comment Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
"Bandwagon fallacy" sounds good, thanks!
Dec
22
comment Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
@FumbleFingers: That sounds plausible, but I didn't claim that lots of people believe it, just that some people believe it because others talk about it.
Dec
21
asked Term for the sense that something must be true because many people talk about it
Dec
19
awarded  Yearling
Dec
8
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
28
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
26
comment But/while/whereas/though/although/however
@Mr.ShinyandNew安宇: There's a difference between dictionary definitions and practical usage. In this case, all the words seem to convey the intended meaning but with slight difference is nuance. I feel it is unhelpful to simply downvote a question and state ROFD.
Oct
25
asked But/while/whereas/though/although/however
Oct
16
asked Apparent contradictions in English English communication
Oct
5
accepted OK to use two “there”s in a sentence?