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Apr
28
comment Would a semicolon be acceptable here?
Why not just use a period?
Apr
22
comment Is the correct format “Good morning, John” or “Good morning John”?
A "good morning John" (no comma) is a well-behaved, morning customer of a prostitute's services
Apr
15
comment Usage of “;” . Can it connect verb phrases without conjunctions?
Is there potentially ambiguous internal punctuation in the items being connected using semicolons? If so, then sure. If not, then why not simply use commas.
Apr
8
comment “two President Roosevelts” or “two Presidents Roosevelt?” Pluralize the honorific or the name?
Two Roosevelt presidents
Apr
1
comment Would it be correct to say, “I'm walking by my own”?
"by" is odd. Try "on." I'm waling on my own. But, that means both alone and without the help of anyone else, or without crutches, a cane, etc.
Mar
18
comment What is a gender-neutral alternative to the expression “man-days”?
human, sorry, hu-person days.
Mar
17
asked “Puff words”: What is a good definition or explanation for this term by David Foster Wallace?
Mar
3
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Feb
29
comment Does the use of the symbol slash for “or” come from the use of “|” in computer programming?
The slash is also increasing used in place of "and," as well as in place of commas. Certainly does seem to be increasing.
Feb
25
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Feb
25
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Feb
24
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Feb
24
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Feb
24
asked Blanket term for things we often buy at grocery store that are not groceries, e.g., toilet paper, laundry detergent, window cleaner, saran wrap
Feb
23
comment Is there a word that means “an argument/proposition potentially vulnerable to attack”?
But a fallacious argument doesn't just have "a weak spot"; it is inherently flawed in its core.
Feb
23
comment Is there a word that means “an argument/proposition potentially vulnerable to attack”?
Hmm, "weak argument"?
Feb
12
comment What word means “not straight, white, and male”?
The proletariat of Cultural Marxism
Feb
8
accepted At least two or more: Not always redundant?
Jan
25
comment Usage of “On” in titles
Maybe transliteration from Latin, or Latin syntax, given the history of Latin as the language used previously by European scholars.
Jan
22
comment Is it proper to say, “This is my Uncle Archie's current wife.”
Sure. If you want to say that your uncle changes wives like the direction of the wind changes.