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asked What did English use before “triangle”?
Jan
8
asked What does “corn” refer to in English-speaking parts of Asia?
Jan
8
comment What is the antonym of the verb “equip”?
Dequip, obviously.
Jan
5
comment What's the word to describe when movies try hard to evoke emotion?
As an American of 34 years, I do believe I'd never heard the word "mawkish" before reading this post, and I certainly wouldn't have been able to guess its meaning.
Nov
8
asked How common is “kia ora” in New Zealand English?
Oct
28
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Apr
22
comment Adjective describing a person who has lots of children, not “fertile”
+1 from me. An abundant node in a tree contrasts well with a sparse node, or even a childless node.
Mar
13
comment Is there a word that means “multiply by ten”?
Let's go with tenfoldify!
Feb
14
comment What is the origin of the British “guv”? Is it still used colloquially?
What do you mean by "Apologies for the resurrection"?
Nov
30
comment Are the 'Imperatives' used without 'please' or 'kindly' considered to be rude in the west?
Where do you mean by "the west"? The western US? Western Australia?
Nov
19
comment Where do people pronounce “ank” as /eŋk/ vs. /æŋk/?
@JohnLawler, this particular vowel change appears to be far more widespread than the Northern Cities Shift.
Nov
14
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Nov
3
comment Why is “doesn't” a legitimate starting word for a sentence?
The phenomenon you're noticing is proof that doesn't is an independent word, not just a contraction of does not, even though it began as such a contraction.
Oct
29
comment Why is there no such word as “percentagely”?
I suggest folding that comment into your answer. It's a very good point.
Oct
10
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Sep
21
accepted 1700s term for “a technology”
Sep
20
comment 1700s term for “a technology”
If you're suggesting "technical device", rather than "technical", go ahead and make that your answer.
Sep
20
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