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comment What's the meaning of “Bueller” as a joke?
English language arises from English culture and lately a lot about US culture. To deny the legitimacy of Ferris Bueller, is to deny the legitimacy of Shakespeare, Poe, Hemingway, Twain. It would be like the anti-US Arabic rap songs, protesting American culture using American culture.
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comment Greater than: The total price is greater than 4 times the individual price
Mobius grammar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobius_strip
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comment Diagramming Sentences with Causative Verbs and Predicate Adjectives
Please move this question to Linguistics.
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comment What does “ 'Nation ” stand for in this context?
youtube.com/watch?v=4AivEQmfPpk
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comment Is there a word for someone being both 'Spectator and Participant'?
Rotisserie player. e.g.: football rotisserie, Yahoo rotisserie, NBA rotisserie, etc.
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comment Which is the best way to say that I have substituted for someone in his work tasks?
I was the authorized representative of the Company and the owners of the Company during blah blah. Being the authorized representative, I was chartered by the owners to act and decide on their behalf for the interests of the Company.
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comment How to say “Castile”
I have no problems understanding why Worcester is pronounced the way it is pronounced as it follows the general patterns of syllable contraction in English, but it beats me why anyone would spell Spokane not the way it is pronounced.
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comment Is “He don't mean it” correct?
Of course it is correct, but only when used in lyrics of American Country music.
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comment What's the adjective form of “sauce” as “salty” is to “salt”?
Really? Meat, meaty. Heat, heaty. Grub, grubby. Fire, fiery. Hmmm ... sauce, xxxy?
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comment Is there an adjectival form for “good etiquette”?
Etiquette, from its French origins, means sticking to convention. Therefore, the adjective form is conventional.
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comment Is “since-folded (TV network)” an accustomed English word?
Hyphenating a pair of words is the way to increase the proximity of those two words above other neighbouring words. You could always hyphenate to ensure the proximity is obvious. But hyphenation is a strategy not a rule, so that if the proximity is understood without hyphenation, you don't need to hyphenate. Hyphenation is a strategy not a rule.
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comment Is “since-folded (TV network)” an accustomed English word?
[[adverb+adjective]+noun] vs [adjective + [adjective+noun]]
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comment Fronted adjuncts
Yodaism: To school, with her, I came. Breaking the glass, on the table together we jumped. For country, for fame, for fortune, on this adventure we embarked. Grammatical reverse-polish-notation.
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comment Using future simple tense in a thesis
I am going to go to school. I am going to going to going to go to school. Going-to's are annoying colloquialism.
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comment The word entropy
Julian, which chaos are you measuring? Ordered chaos or disordered chaos?
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