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I am a native speaker of American English.


Jan
9
awarded  Yearling
Jan
9
awarded  Yearling
Oct
13
answered What do “wonk” as against performer and “Wonking out” mean?
Aug
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
20
awarded  Necromancer
Jul
19
answered Does ambulance refer to the vehicle being used or the purpose of the vehicle?
Jun
25
comment Meaning of “missile”
Also cops can legally exceed the speed limit if needed, and high speed is a prominent attribute of missiles.
Jun
19
comment Difference Between “Sell” and “Sale”?
"sell" can also be a noun: "a hard sell" and probably many other expressions in the worlds of law and marketing.
May
29
comment Is the acronym PIGS (or PIIGS) offensive?
If they want it to be pronounceable, it's either SPIG, GIPS, GISP, or PIGS. Only one is a real word.
May
25
answered “Indian-born Chinese” vs. “Chinese-born Indian”
May
22
revised Dignitary vs VIP(Very Important Person)
added 3 characters in body
May
22
revised Why is “Rosen Plevneliev” pronounced with a /z/?
predominantly
May
22
comment Why is “Rosen Plevneliev” pronounced with a /z/?
Thanks, I knew there had to be some unvoiced 'ose' words out there. Still, none that start with 'r' or end with 'n', so the 'z' rule stands.
May
22
answered Dignitary vs VIP(Very Important Person)
May
22
comment Use of “concur” in a formal context
Concur is a word I would never expect to hear uttered in a ghetto.
May
22
answered Why is “Rosen Plevneliev” pronounced with a /z/?
May
22
comment What's the meaning of “real gone”
Let's not forget Boney M's camp disco classic "Rasputin": "There was a cat that really was gone."
May
22
answered Word for thing with positive and negative consequences
May
21
awarded  Mortarboard