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May
22
awarded  Nice Question
Jul
5
awarded  Popular Question
Apr
18
answered Opposite of “verbose”
Feb
14
awarded  Notable Question
Oct
12
comment What's proper English for 'experimentee'?
Note that "guinea pig" is also permitted when the subjects are in fact guinea pigs.
Oct
11
awarded  Commentator
Oct
11
comment Friendlier way to express you paid for a person's drink/dinner and expect it to be paid back
Yes, "spot" is exactly the word I'd use here.
May
2
awarded  Yearling
Apr
9
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
1
comment Why is X used when we pronounce it Z?
"… which is pronounced with an initial [ks]"
Jan
23
comment Is there a prefix that indicates that an event recurs four times a year?
Quadrennial means "every four years", like biennial means "every two years". Since biannual means "twice a year" (well, according to most people...), you might get away with quadriannual...
Nov
28
comment Use of “separation of church and state” in non-Christian countries
"The disestablishment of religion" might well be the useful phrase.
Nov
20
comment Differences between e.g., viz. and i.e.
i.e. would be better explained as "that is to say", which is closer to the Latin meaning (id est)
Nov
16
comment What is the preferred plural form of “bus”?
"The Motor Bus" may have something to say on the matter.
Oct
11
awarded  Editor
Oct
11
revised Is there a word for a change so small that it doesn’t seem to be a change at all?
added 69 characters in body
Oct
11
answered Is there a word for a change so small that it doesn’t seem to be a change at all?
Oct
6
comment A word for a worldly wise person who pretends to be naïve?
I agree with @onomatomaniak. I don't like disingenuously naif, but disingenuous naivete works for me.
Jul
2
awarded  Teacher
Jul
1
answered Word for a person who is “in charge”?