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awarded  Notable Question
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comment How or why did “sock” come to mean “punch”?
@Nonnal: Think of it as Achilles' Heal, if you'll forgive the pun.
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comment How or why did “sock” come to mean “punch”?
@Nonnal: jibes
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comment Dual apostrophes?
@Residuum: You missed a few other errors.
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comment Why do we 'cut' a deal?
See also "cut" a check.
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comment I speak common English. I want to know how to spell a sound I hear people make
Bill the Cat "spells" it "Thbbft" (and possibly other ways).
Dec
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comment What is correct phrase for the relationship with my son's father/mother in law
I'm not sure which aunt/uncle flavors you're referring to but we do have great aunts, etc.
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answered How to distinguish between right (as in right and wrong) and right (as in left-right)?
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comment Synonym for 'learnings'
In some contexts (likely not the one you mention, though), I might use "lessons". I would never use "learnings".
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accepted Exponent vs. Proponent
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comment Exponent vs. Proponent
@JoeZ: Nor had I, except perhaps rarely, until this (approx. 3rd paragraph - about the middle of the first block quote).
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comment Is there a word which means whatever you want it to mean? Or has no meaning?
Do you mean "baz" instead of "faz"? I've never seen the latter. By the way, continuing the list: "qux", "quux", etc.