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accepted Is “recyclist” a word?
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asked What is the meaning of the word “Cheero”?
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comment Origin of “man!”, “(oh) boy!”, and “oh brother”
@GEdgar: "Oh, sister" can only properly be used with an accompanying head wiggle and finger wave, and can only be used with the proper amount of attitude (otherwise it just sounds silly). for example "OOOOOH, SISTER! are you going to let him talk to you that way?!".
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accepted Is “conversate” a word?
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asked Is “conversate” a word?
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comment Is “recyclist” a word?
@Neil: Environmentalists care about the environment, I just like to turn old things into new things. So I am a self proclaimed Recyclist. @elliot42: I also like used bicycles ;P
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asked Is “recyclist” a word?
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comment What's a good word to describe adults who are not yet parents?
@Robusto: I've met plenty of parents that still only think of their own happiness ;P
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comment Is there a word for a class of circular shapes?
Ellipse and oval are different, but an oval can at times be an ellipse. So you should have {Shape [polygon (square, rectangle)], [ellipse (circle)], [oval]}
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comment Alphanumeric abbreviations in English
these come about due to laziness, and stupidity. The youth of the world (at least the USA) are far too lazy to press a bunch of buttons to communicate, so they press as few as possible to get their point across. They also have trouble spelling, and as most mobile phones do not offer spell check using "short hand" limits the visibility of their stupidity.
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comment What does “booty-trap” mean here?
"That's what I said!, setting booty-traps"
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answered What word would you use for movement of bushes?
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comment When would you say “woods”, and when would you say “forest”?
Forest is also more formal, in a less formal conversation you might call a forest "woods".