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Nov
21
comment If enough people say “supposably” instead of “supposedly”
@Jon Purdy: I was thinking of two complete sentences as examples to illustrate the difference. It is a bit too abstract for me as it stands.
Nov
20
comment Is it Web site or website?
@fabrik: yes, agreed. Although in this case, today, it is 3.51 billion vs. 3.73 billion. BTW, "web site" is 0.28 billion (a factor of about 12).
Nov
20
comment Descriptivism and widespread misspelling
"Learned"/"learnt" is now a question here: english.stackexchange.com/questions/4965/…
Nov
19
comment If enough people say “supposably” instead of “supposedly”
@Jon Purdy: do you have examples to illustrate the difference?
Nov
14
comment Missing articles?
@Bruno Rothgiesser: or perhaps "when traditional patterns of the landscape became established.".
Nov
14
comment Missing articles?
@Bruno Rothgiesser: the sentence does not read well. Perhaps "when the traditional pattern of the landscape became established."
Aug
29
comment “did shoot” vs “shot”
@itrekkie: can you add one or more examples of do-support to illustrate your answer (perhaps tailored to your statements)?
Aug
13
comment Is it acceptable to start a sentence with “however”?
Is also a podcast: traffic.libsyn.com/grammar/grammar058-however.mp3