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comment The word “suck” - why is something widely desired considered a curse?
Because virtually all reference to explicit sexual activity is considered intimate and not polite when used as a metaphor for more mundane activities. In a sense, it is a valuation of the erotic, resisting its reduction to quotidian.
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revised Phrase for a situation where a problem disappears when you are about to fix it, but reappears later
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answered Phrase for a situation where a problem disappears when you are about to fix it, but reappears later
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revised Word for multi opponent combat?
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comment Your request to register for additional ten credits have been declined or
It's the singular request that has been declined.
Jul
31
comment Word for a given situation
I think the word is bazinga.
Jul
31
comment Why do we say 'year 1993' as “nineteen ninety three” instead of “one thousand nine hundred ninety three”?
In the year 2525, if man is still alive, we will say it twenty-five twenty-five.
Jul
31
revised They are going to be letting me out next week
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Jul
31
revised An adjective or noun for someone who “has a lot of gall”?
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Jul
31
comment An adjective or noun for someone who “has a lot of gall”?
+1 for chutzpah
Jul
31
answered An adjective or noun for someone who “has a lot of gall”?
Jul
31
comment What do you call someone who desperately needs (or better said craves) everyone to like them?
+1 And similarly desperate in a colloquial way.
Jul
31
comment Is there a single English word for “posting that will hit the Network hot topics list”?
We're going viral! (And its superlative Here comes the plague!!!)
Jul
31
comment equivalent to 'don't hold it on me'?
In the US, the phrase is don't hold me to it, but...
Jul
31
comment “One has to die one death”
+1 And between Scylla and Charybdis
Jul
30
answered What do you call a person who appears to be oblivious to their ignorance?
Jul
30
comment “One has to die one death”
@Flater According to the linked reference, both versions are reported. If the good day to die quote is real, I suspect there may have been some companions of the speaker who disagreed.
Jul
29
comment Term for a person with absolutely zero knowledge of a topic
@ErikE I'm fine with wrong, and that's what down-votes are for, preferably with an explanation.
Jul
29
comment Term for a person with absolutely zero knowledge of a topic
+1 for neophyte
Jul
29
comment Term for a person with absolutely zero knowledge of a topic
@ErikE Was surely not arguing that virgin was right, just resisting the notion that there is a right. But your suggestion about elaborating on the connotation was a good one.