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May
29
revised Is there a rule that dictates the usage of the ending of adjectives as in: symbolical vs. symbolic; economic vs. economical; mythic vs. mythical?
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May
24
comment Origin of phrase “sow wild oats”
Much improved. Thanks! And welcome to English Language & Usage
May
24
comment Origin of phrase “sow wild oats”
This would be more helpful if you could summarize the main points in that article here.
May
6
comment Is it correct to use the comparative adjective “blacker?”
@EdwinAshworth "ceruleaner" sounds like someone from Cerulea
May
6
comment Is it correct to use the comparative adjective “blacker?”
@Carlo_R. See above comment ^^^
May
6
comment Is it correct to use the comparative adjective “blacker?”
@PeterShor As in "more black people..." or "most black Southerners..."
May
5
comment Is it correct to use the comparative adjective “blacker?”
@BillOakey I'm trying to understand what kind of answer you're looking for. Blacker and blackest are both commonly used words. Do not use more black which just sounds awkward. It sounds to me that your dictionary is deficient or overly pedantic.
May
5
answered Is it correct to use the comparative adjective “blacker?”
May
1
revised One word noun for “rule-follower”
added senses to the groups of words
May
1
comment One word noun for “rule-follower”
by the way, the student council president in my class was smart, yes, but popular and not nerdy or "square".
May
1
revised One word noun for “rule-follower”
hyphented per comment
May
1
accepted Use of “the” in Indian English
May
1
answered One word noun for “rule-follower”
Apr
29
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
29
comment Is the term “would-be” just an Indian usage or universal?
In American English, I've heard "intended" which I quite like.
Apr
29
comment How should “The Cloud” be capitalized?
@SteveChambers I encourage you to switch your "accept" answer and your policy. See my comment below: english.stackexchange.com/questions/112511/…
Apr
29
comment How should “The Cloud” be capitalized?
@Steve I encourage you to switch your "accept" (and your capitalization policy) to the other answer. We do not capitalize based on "the concept" vs. "the reality" as the other answer argues. Otherwise, we'd talk about Love or about Processor Speed. Instead, we capitalize based on proper nouns, which "the cloud" is not.
Apr
29
comment When did “Easter egg” begin to mean “hidden feature”?
Seems like Adventure was the first use to me. Nice find!
Apr
22
comment How should I use the phrasal verb “to d**k around”?
@tchrist there aren't many words we'd wildcard-out here (dork is not one of those). Two of those words match **ck and can easily fit into this sentence. When I saw the title, I read it as the other.
Apr
22
revised How should I use the phrasal verb “to d**k around”?
"to **ck around" is ambiguous