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Apr
19
suggested approved edit on What is the clearest way to describe two “kitty-corner” buildings?
Apr
18
comment Is “GPS” a molossus?
@FumbleFingers I put primary emphasis on the last syllable in all of these and secondary emphasis on the first syllable.
Apr
18
asked Use of “the” in Indian English
Apr
18
comment Antonym of coercive
charismatic? But coercive doesn't mean forceful - it means coercive.
Apr
18
comment Indian English use of “only”
related: english.stackexchange.com/questions/3592/using-the-word-only
Apr
16
asked How widely used is the word “tush”
Apr
16
answered How did the word “copacetic” come into use?
Mar
19
comment Should a parenthetical verb agree with the main subject?
ah. now i understand. Thanks
Mar
19
answered Indian English use of “only”
Mar
18
comment What are the origins of “what's up”?
see english.stackexchange.com/posts/22021/revisions
Mar
18
answered Mrs. Malaprop = Malapropism - any other examples
Mar
15
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Mar
8
comment Does English use “red thread” as expression for theme?
But there, "scarlet" is the color of blood, not intrinsic to the "thread"
Feb
1
comment How should a person holding a foreign military rank be addressed?
"führer" has deeper meanings than "leader" for most Western and European audiences, if not others.
Feb
1
answered What is the term for young adult male/female (aged 18 to 25)?
Jan
30
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Jan
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
25
comment Pronunciation of “lib”
@JonHanna Then I assumed incorrectly. Withdrawn.
Jan
25
comment Pronunciation of “lib”
@PeterShor That's an interesting point. If it's true, I wonder why that is. My guess is that it's the difference between a language that's mostly spoken (English) and a language that's mostly written (tech-speak).
Jan
24
comment Pronunciation of “lib”
Please excuse the fake IPA. I don't have the concentration right now to figure it out, but anyone's welcome to fix my mistakes.