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revised Is “evidence” as a verb an Americanism?
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answered Is “evidence” as a verb an Americanism?
Oct
16
comment Single word which means “to move on”
Probably the second most common phrase for the concept is put it behind him.
Oct
16
comment Single word which means “to move on”
Maybe recover? I could apply to a range of traumatic events.
Oct
16
answered manner in which duties were performed
Oct
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revised Person who mocks others for mistakes instead of helping?
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answered Person who mocks others for mistakes instead of helping?
Oct
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comment Word for someone seeming deep and intelligent, but not really being that
As Mark Twain said, “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”
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comment Word for someone seeming deep and intelligent, but not really being that
See supplement.
Oct
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revised Word for someone seeming deep and intelligent, but not really being that
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comment Word for someone seeming deep and intelligent, but not really being that
Why not arrogant?
Oct
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answered Word for someone seeming deep and intelligent, but not really being that
Oct
15
comment What is the etymology of the term “private eye”?
@RussellBorogove I'm not sure what part of my question you are referring to?
Oct
15
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Oct
15
comment What is the etymology of the term “private eye”?
@Flimzy You have to go to the site, tap search for trademarks in the upper right, pick one of their search tools and enter the terms. Then dig throught he search results for the earliest. It's a bit of a process, but can be very useful.
Oct
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comment What is the etymology of the term “private eye”?
@Flimzy Sorry. USPTO search links timeout. I replaced it with a reference as to how to find it.
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revised What is the etymology of the term “private eye”?
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revised What is the etymology of the term “private eye”?
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15
asked What is the etymology of the term “private eye”?
Oct
14
comment What should I call the disposable paper wrappers for straws?
Maybe strapper?