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comment How are “i.e.” and “e.g.” pronounced?
@EleventhDoctor: I updated my answer...
Jun
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revised How are “i.e.” and “e.g.” pronounced?
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Feb
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answered Is there a verb for 'to make heroic'? Something like 'heroicised'?
Feb
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comment What do you call a person who hates everyone but himself?
My apologies: I meant psychopath which is a person of extreme egotism and antisocial behavior.
Jan
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comment What do you call a person who hates everyone but himself?
Thank you. I was referring to the historical definition and not the philosophical one. I should have been more clear...
Jan
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comment What do you call a person who hates everyone but himself?
Can you send me a citation of that definition of nihilist? I confess I don't recall ever learning what his motivation was...
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comment What do you call a person who hates everyone but himself?
How so? a nihilist doesn't care what's there he just wants it all torn down. He certainly isn't doing it because he likes people.
Jan
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answered What do you call a person who hates everyone but himself?
Jan
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answered Word for “nuance” of movement
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Nov
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comment Pronouncing the “N” as separate syllable at the end of words like “known” and “pattern”
I used to work with a lot of Irish folk and they always pronounced pattern as "pattren". I've never heard anyone else use it that way.
Nov
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comment Meaning of “reach out to somebody”
You might need to provide more context but yes, he seems to be thanking you just for contacting him.
Nov
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comment Extend or go beyond a promise
I was going to suggest this idiom (above and beyond) and "go the extra mile"
Oct
11
answered To either revive or kill something
Oct
11
comment Is there a word for a person who gives out too many extraneous details?
I'm sorry but why the down vote? pedantic means overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, especially in teaching which seems like an exact fit with the OP
Oct
11
answered How to formally state that parents have not raised their children well