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comment Negative word for someone whose voice pitch varies too much? (opposite of monotone)
@sunk818 No: most American accents are dead flat. Listen to Hugh Laurie gripe about how he has to strip away all the natural pitch variation (not that he’s all that sing-song, but still) in his native accent to put on an American one.
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revised Negative word for someone whose voice pitch varies too much? (opposite of monotone)
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revised Word or phrase referring to people who talk with unnecessary styles/gestures
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comment Preposing construction: “This I know”
What makes you think there's some "rule"?
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comment Preposing construction: “This I know”
You are correct. OSV is not inversion. One merely fronts the O to give it more emphasis. This was once done more frequently, but it is still used.
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comment Nailed, screwed, and hammered in one sentence
No such thing as slangs.
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comment First name vs. Forename
Some cultures also have multiple surnames, such as those that derive from Iberia.
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reviewed Reject Word for someone that always has to be right
2d
revised Word for Thing Being Described?
added clickability
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reviewed Leave Closed Is this grammatically correct? To be validly dismissed on the ground of willful disobedience requires the concurrence of at least two requisites:
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reviewed Leave Closed How do you say “make a stack from a pile of sheets of paper” in one word?
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comment Tolkien and archaic English
@LittleEva There is a fringe minority who think somebody else wrote Shakespeare's works. You should be able to find something on these theories and their refutations without looking too far.
Jul
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reviewed Looks OK A person who is trying to impress somebody
Jul
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reviewed Edit Why do they say “love fifteen,” in tennis?
Jul
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revised Why do they say “love fifteen,” in tennis?
spelling fix, formatting fix
Jul
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comment What to call the large containers of bottled water?
Those are just bottles.
Jul
4
reviewed Reject Word for Secretive Marriage that is not Elope
Jul
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reviewed Looks OK What is another way to say “in my opinion”?
Jul
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reviewed Delete Which word meaning “someone who kills bad substances” can be used in an ad campaign?
Jul
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reviewed Looks OK What is someone who pays compensation called