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Nov
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comment Euphemism for poo
@HappyGreenKidNaps I think "ablution" refers to the act of washing oneself, so anything from washing your face in the morning to taking a shower would constitute "morning ablutions". The OP is looking for a euphemism for moving one's bowels.
Oct
19
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Sep
29
awarded  Popular Question
Aug
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awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
13
answered How to say something like “A is x times as much likely …”?
Aug
12
comment Is it Standard American English to ever contract “did” as “-'d”?
@Jacobm001 That's what an elision is: the omission of some sounds to make a phrase easier to speak. Whether or not it is a valid contraction in written English doesn't necessarily depend on whether people enunciate "did" as a separate syllable.
Aug
2
comment Is 'disabilitated' a real word?
"exploitive" or "exploitative"?
Aug
1
comment “It is time now” or “It is now time”?
Both are grammatically correct.
Jul
22
comment How would you say this? Or is it already grammatically correct?
What does DBA stand for?
Jul
22
comment How can I explain the difference between “thrifty” and “stingy”?
The correct spelling would be "pejorative", without an "r".
Jul
22
comment How can I explain the difference between “thrifty” and “stingy”?
Well, one way to explain the difference between two adjectives is to describe contrasting situations where they would be apt - much as you've done in your first paragraph.
Jul
22
comment Interjection “et voilà”
That there is a w and two ls bothers me, but it might just be because "wallah" is also a very commonly used romanization for an Arabic word in countries that I've lived in.
Jul
22
revised fear on that head
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Jul
22
answered fear on that head
Jul
21
comment If additive is “something added”, what would be “something subtracted”?
@SaeedNeamati Operand, perhaps?
Jul
21
comment If additive is “something added”, what would be “something subtracted”?
@SaeedNeamati "Augend" and "addend".
Jul
21
comment If additive is “something added”, what would be “something subtracted”?
Many nouns don't have opposites. What is the opposite of "table"? Perhaps you could describe what sort of item you would expect to be the opposite of an additive.
Jul
16
comment Phrase meaning “North, but not directly North, from here”
I'd really appreciate a comment as to why you think this is incorrect. Thanks.
Jul
16
comment Using the FANBOYS “for” in a series
I have no idea what the significance of the word "FANBOYS" is in this context. Care to elaborate?