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Jul
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answered One word to refer to this list
Jul
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Jul
15
answered A fee for entering a convention
Jun
4
comment A hypernym for 'insects', 'worms' and the like
I believe, in English, it is "arthropod" and "arthropods" (no e after the d). From Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary: arthropod -- an individual of the phylum Arthropoda.
May
28
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May
28
comment What are the patterns/rules for determining U.S. state abbreviations?
@DavidGarner I dont think so. Fla. and Ark. are the three-letter abbreviations for those states (see the abbreviation chart I link to above). So I believe that in those songs, the singer was just spelling out the three-letter abbreviation.
May
19
comment Cloying, but in a good way
@Area51DetectiveFiction, I don't see how that link supports your opinion.
May
19
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May
19
comment Cloying, but in a good way
@Area51DetectiveFiction, I don't really agree with that. Can you support that statement?
May
19
answered Cloying, but in a good way
May
9
answered is there a name for the concept of repetitive writing to improve handwriting?
May
7
comment How did the archaic 'villein' transform into villain?
You might want to look at the entry for villain and villein at the Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com/…
May
2
comment “Shout in a whisper” verb
Are you thinking of a stage whisper: n. a loud whisper that can be overheard; on the stage it is heard by the audience but it supposed to be inaudible to the rest of the cast
May
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May
1
comment The term for when fruit is first starting to appear on a plant
This is the correct answer for this time in a fruit's maturation. Fruit set: the initiation of fruit growth after the flower has been successfully pollinated and fertilized
May
1
comment What is a good word for the Exhale portion of a laugh?
What about gasp or gasping? To breathe loudly and with difficulty, trying to get more air
Apr
12
comment 'A word in your shell-like' drops the noun from the original noun phrase. Are there any similar constructs?
For others in the U.S. who were lost: phrases.org.uk/meanings/414550.html
Apr
10
comment What do you call the wooden bridge-like structures that make up a harbor?
I agree with @Mitch. I always thought of a jetty as being made of rocks, for the purpose of redirecting a current and protecting a shoreline. See this from Wordnik: A projection of stone, brick, wood, or other material (but generally formed of piles) ... serving as a protection against the encroachment or assault of the waves; ... a pier of stone ... projecting from the bank of a stream obliquely to its course, for the purpose of directing the current upon an obstruction to be removed ... or to deflect it from a bank.
Apr
7
comment Word for someone who isn't detail-oriented
On this post: english.stackexchange.com/q/68909/18655, I had an answer that explained the word careless. I think it would suit your situation as well.
Mar
11
answered A word that means 'everything lined up perfectly'