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answered Citing a Shakespearean Play: What Constitutes a “Line”?
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answered Noun form of verb “decline”
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comment What is the meaning of “A.C. or D.C.?”
@Russell: Heinlein also uses the phrase in I Will Fear No Evil (1970) where it very clearly has this meaning, so it's very likely that it means the same in Stranger in a Strange Land (1961), even though the actual use is a bit mysterious. Possibly Jubal is asking Jill for her opinion as to Mike's sexual orientation as revealed by the kiss. (In the next paragraph Mike offers to kiss Jubal.)
Aug
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comment Is there a word for a combination of utopia and dystopia?
utopia also means "a perfect place" (sense 2 in the OED) and people have been using it in that sense for more than 400 years.
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answered How did 'equity' evolve to mean 'common shares'?
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comment Is a canal a type of river?
More misnamed examples: the Old and New Bedford Rivers are canals, not rivers. (And nowhere near Bedford.)
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answered Differentiate and Integrate
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answered Idiom: in my neck of the woods, AmE
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answered origin of the expression “one eye on the past, one eye on the future”
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revised “Cut their hawsers”
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answered “Cut their hawsers”