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comment Use of “lever” in The Great Gatsby
Back when they used to have elevator boys, these would run the elevator with a lever. Sometimes a lever is just a lever, even in literature.
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comment Should names of styles or genres be capitalized?
The question of which this one is a dupe got 28,828 views, and your 1060 by rights should have gone to it. All you did was tap into the mojo that happens to pervade this topic. Also, Twilight Zone: Yes, I understand and sympathize. The workings of SE can seem very strange and even downright hostile at times. Hope you haven't taken offense.
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comment GRE question. What is the meaning of “irregular” here?
No matter. This question is OT anyway.
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comment GRE question. What is the meaning of “irregular” here?
@HotLicks: Thanks for disturbing the "teaching moment" . . .
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comment GRE question. What is the meaning of “irregular” here?
Did you look at the definitions for all the words? I can see two others that are synonyms . . .
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comment the duplicated expression “over more than”
It's at least bad style because of the redundancy, yes, and a troll under the bridge of clear expression.
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comment What does “literally” mean?
@FumbleFingers: I wish you had exercised a little more forbearance. Those answers really are not altogether helpful. Voting to reopen.
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answered What does “literally” mean?
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reviewed Close Do I use a comma?