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May
29
accepted What is the term for material lost when a batch is transferred from one vessel to another?
Apr
13
asked What is the term for material lost when a batch is transferred from one vessel to another?
Apr
9
awarded  Notable Question
Mar
16
awarded  Yearling
Jan
16
answered A depends on B, is A dependant, or is B dependant?
Oct
5
revised Term for using someone or something else as cover or concealment
added 193 characters in body
Oct
4
asked Term for using someone or something else as cover or concealment
Jul
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awarded  Curious
Apr
14
accepted Grammatical term for topicizing in English: Thing, question/statement about thing
Mar
16
awarded  Yearling
Mar
11
answered To be worse than nothing
Mar
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awarded  Editor
Mar
4
comment Grammatical term for topicizing in English: Thing, question/statement about thing
I'm looking for the name of this type of sentence construction
Mar
4
revised Grammatical term for topicizing in English: Thing, question/statement about thing
Emphasize that I am looking for a term
Mar
3
asked Grammatical term for topicizing in English: Thing, question/statement about thing
Jan
27
comment “A good knowledge in English”/“a good knowledge of English”
The OED might show you when the current usages started, but you need a forensic linguist to figure out why it ended up this way
Jan
26
comment Compound Adjectives and -ed
Great question. If one called him "short-temper man", it sounds like a title (a super-hero name). We seem to need an adjective instead of a noun.
Jan
26
comment What is the name for the the habit of reciting song titles or clichés when anyone says the first few words?
No, "showboating" is showing-off. And twerking can mean anything these days. I mean, the need to show everyone that you get the joke, really!
Jan
26
answered “A good knowledge in English”/“a good knowledge of English”
Jan
26
asked What is the name for the the habit of reciting song titles or clichés when anyone says the first few words?