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revised Can “the man from Earth” mean “caveman”?
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comment Can “the man from Earth” mean “caveman”?
@MrHen, I don't even like the movie. All I want to know is whether the statment is true in English: "earth" means "cave" and the phrase "The Man from Earth" means "caveman".
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revised Can “the man from Earth” mean “caveman”?
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comment Can “the man from Earth” mean “caveman”?
@MrHen, this question is not about the meaning of a movie title. It is about the meaning of a word that happens to be in a movie title.
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comment How to correctly assimilate dots, if at all?
If we don't use "etc.", what should we use? "et cetera"?
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accepted Is “what on earth” still commonly used in real life? Is there any alternative that is not cursing or obscene?
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comment Is “what on earth” still commonly used in real life? Is there any alternative that is not cursing or obscene?
@RegDwightАΑA The new numbers puzzled me. "What the fuck" only has one spoken instance in COCA?
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comment Is “what on earth” still commonly used in real life? Is there any alternative that is not cursing or obscene?
@BlueRaja-DannyPflughoeft, I don't know. Is "darn it" considered cursing?
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comment Is “what on earth” still commonly used in real life? Is there any alternative that is not cursing or obscene?
Thanks. The corpora you mention cover both written and spoken English, and thus their results mean more to me than Google Books results.
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comment Is “what on earth” still commonly used in real life? Is there any alternative that is not cursing or obscene?
@KitFox, does that mean you think "what the hell" is not fit for children and "what on earth" is better?
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comment Is “what on earth” still commonly used in real life? Is there any alternative that is not cursing or obscene?
@J.R. Thanks for the pun ... What would you use in real life spoken English?