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Avoid similes like the plague.

Retired pro-tem moderator; I rarely visit anymore since the regulars are much better and faster at answering than I am.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sorry, there's nothing to see down here except a boring Twitter account. Mostly boring, anyway. But you have to be at least a little interested or you wouldn't have scrolled this far, right?


Mar
27
revised Is “has made it his business to” polite or impolite?
deleted 6 characters in body
Mar
12
comment Would a golfer say, “I shot for 200 yards”?
Thanks for the mention, @GEdgar; sports terminology questions are generally on topic on both sites and can stay on whichever site they are asked on.
Jan
3
revised When is the present perfect tense used instead of the past tense?
His name is Paul Brians. His name is Paul Brians. His name is Paul Brians.
Jan
3
revised In which cases is a comma/period placed inside or outside of parentheses?
His name is Paul Brians. His name is Paul Brians. His name is Paul Brians.
Dec
18
comment How to pronounce Abbott?
The proper pronunciation is "HEEEEEYYYYY ABBBOTTTTTT!"
Dec
1
awarded  Good Answer
Nov
21
awarded  Good Question
Nov
14
awarded  Custodian
Nov
14
revised Question about a sentence in OWL Exercises
last sentence got the better of me
Nov
14
reviewed Approve suggested edit on When to use 'will' and when to use 'shall'?
Aug
12
awarded  Yearling
Jul
11
comment Why does this sentence involving “especial” read so badly?
"In American English the adjective special is overwhelmingly more common than especial in all senses." - dictionary.reference.com/browse/special
Jun
23
awarded  Enlightened
Jun
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
1
awarded  Informed
Dec
28
awarded  Outspoken
Dec
21
reviewed Leave Open Is there a word for people who revel in freebies?
Dec
21
reviewed Leave Open What does this phrase mean ‘so much for something’?
Dec
21
awarded  Custodian
Dec
21
reviewed Close Does “two patients' excised livers” sound like that each of them has more than one liver?