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comment What is a communication breakdown caused by two cultures/societies trying to adapt one another's mores called?
I use this idiom all the time when I'm with fellow tourists complaining about not being able to walk while eating lol. That isn't what I'm looking for though, because I'm "in Rome", but the "Romans" are doing as I do.
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asked What is a communication breakdown caused by two cultures/societies trying to adapt one another's mores called?
Sep
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comment What part of speech is “worth”?
This is actually a tough question. The wiktionary says "The modern adjectival senses of worth compare two noun phrases, prompting some sources to classify the word as a preposition. Most, however, list it an adjective, some with notes like 'governing a noun with prepositional force.' Fowler's Modern English Usage says, 'the adjective worth requires what is most easily described as an object.'"
Sep
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answered “Travel” vs. “travels”
Sep
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comment Why “off ” in jerk off, jack off, get off?
list of similar phrases: en.wiktionary.org/wiki/…
Sep
24
comment Why “present simple” and not “simple present”?
It doesn't contradict the adjective noun ordering rule because simple and continuous are not nouns, they're adjectives.
Sep
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comment Difference between explaining and explanatory?
Translations? Do you mean "definitions"?
Sep
24
comment Which English dialects have 2nd person plural?
worth noting is that in the Philly and Jersey area, "yous" is use singular as well. It gives it more of a condescending vibe.
Sep
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answered “Four plus two equals six” (or “is equal to six” or “is six”)
Sep
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awarded  Editor
Sep
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revised Morbid curiosity about “more better”
added 22 characters in body
Sep
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answered “Much feces” vs. “many feces”
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answered Morbid curiosity about “more better”
Aug
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answered Examples of “ATM Machine” silly repeats?
Aug
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comment Is there a word for “Someone who/Something that caches”?
Do you mean "something that caches" to mean, a server that caches data? Or do you mean the place where all the cached data is stored? Guffa's answer would be the latter...
Aug
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suggested suggested edit on Definite article in the question “What is the time?”
Aug
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comment “Stack” vs. “pile” vs. “heap” of paper
@Pitarou to expand on Rachel's comment, you could definitely call a stack a pile/heap in American English. But it's all a matter of nuance and implication. If you care about the arrangement, you'll call it a stack. I don't know much about British English, but I'd be surprised if it were different in this respect.
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