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Dec
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accepted -ship vs. -hood
Dec
8
comment -ship vs. -hood
Actually they come up all the time and I am always at a loss as to which way to go.
Dec
8
asked -ship vs. -hood
Dec
8
revised When and why did the letter “u” begin being called [ju]?
/u/ >> "u"
Dec
8
awarded  Scholar
Dec
8
comment Is there a single term for “nieces and nephews”?
@Orbling Hear hear!
Dec
8
accepted Proper punctuation for “and what's more”?
Dec
8
revised When and why did the letter “u” begin being called [ju]?
Added clarifying introduction
Dec
8
comment When and why did the letter “u” begin being called [ju]?
@Kosmonaut That is exactly what I meant. I was hoping the morphology delimiters / would clarify.
Dec
8
asked When and why did the letter “u” begin being called [ju]?
Dec
5
asked Proper punctuation for “and what's more”?
Dec
5
comment Are there any examples of cross-language redundancy (e.g. “kielbasa sausage”)?
@Martha, I think by this point in history that phrase is used by people inadvertently as well who are not "in on the joke".
Dec
3
revised Are there any examples of cross-language redundancy (e.g. “kielbasa sausage”)?
Added an answer.
Dec
2
answered Are there any examples of cross-language redundancy (e.g. “kielbasa sausage”)?
Nov
30
comment “Each other” vs. “one another”
Is that only true because niceness is assumed to apply in mutual groups of two? Does it work with other adjectives/verbs?
Nov
29
comment “Memorial” as a non-sad word?
I was thinking of a "souvenir" object as a memorial of some trip you took or a memorial volume like a class yearbook.
Nov
26
awarded  Student
Nov
26
asked “Memorial” as a non-sad word?
Nov
26
awarded  Supporter
Nov
26
comment Modern replacement for checking frequency tables?
Right. The other major problem that came to mind is that Google isn't counting words (even in their now-unpublished estimates of indexed pages). They are only counting pages, which may or may not be a useful denominator.