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Aug
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awarded  Popular Question
May
20
comment “best thing since X”
My bad: I meant X doesn't surpass Y.
May
17
comment “best thing since X”
In that case, it implies that Y doesn't surpass X.
May
17
comment “best thing since X”
(otherwise, in the example, that thing isn't that great after all!)
May
17
answered “best thing since X”
Apr
15
asked Proper to add tense to acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms
Apr
3
comment “In a restaurant” or “at a restaurant”
why the downvote?
Apr
2
comment th followed by an s sound
Just as in "Henry the Sixth's throne" :-)
Apr
2
comment Which is correct: “Filename”, “File Name” or “FileName”?
Or "File-name"?
Mar
29
awarded  Popular Question
Mar
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awarded  Notable Question
Jan
22
accepted Quoting prices informally
Jan
21
comment Quoting prices informally
@MετάEd: I agree with Timwi that this question can stand sufficiently well without extra context, but if you or anyone else wish to know, I was unsure because I was taught that two pounds forty (pence) is correct though it's common to hear six foot two, instead of six feet two when asked for one's height.
Jan
21
comment Quoting prices informally
Many thanks! +1 for very informative information on other currencies — wish I could give you more points!
Jan
21
comment Quoting prices informally
Thanks, I've heard two pounds and forty pence but not two pounds and forty pence. I wonder how that and two pound forty pence came about.
Jan
21
asked Quoting prices informally
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