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Jun
15
revised “à la” + masculine
gender tags
May
30
revised Is there a verb for remaining silent?
add the single word and phrase requests tags. the OP doesn't specify single word and many english terms like "shut up" or "keep quiet" are made of more than one word, depending on the preferred definition of "word"
May
10
revised If a word is coined / popularized / used only or mainly by second-language speakers of English, is it still considered to be an English word?
more links to other questions
May
10
revised If a word is coined / popularized / used only or mainly by second-language speakers of English, is it still considered to be an English word?
forgot one! links to older questions
Apr
22
revised To know something “inside out” or “inside and out”?
link to question mentioned from sister site
Mar
27
revised In the phrase “common sense”, in what sense of the word is “common” used?
senses tag
Mar
27
revised Origin of “quarters” in the sense of living area
senses tag
Mar
27
revised Why did Old Testament scholars choose to employ “to know” in a sexual sense?
senses tag
Mar
27
revised senses wiki excerpt
added 94 characters in body
Mar
27
revised Alternative definitions of wifebeater
senses tag
Mar
27
revised Etymology of a strange sense of “kick”, as in, “I'm on a Sailor Moon kick right now”
senses tag
Mar
27
revised How does the “partial” in “I'm partial to” relate to the “partial” in “partial fraction”?
senses tag
Mar
27
revised In what senses are 'at' and 'all' used in the phrase “at all”?
senses tag
Mar
27
revised Religious sense of “minister”
senses tag
Mar
27
revised Are older senses of “anent” still alive in any dialect?
senses tag
Mar
27
revised Which senses of “announce” and “indicate” are most appropriate here?
senses tag
Mar
27
revised How to analyze lightly varying senses of adjective *very*
senses tag
Mar
27
revised Which is the older sense of the word “linguist”?
tweak wording; link to defs cited; block quote; new "senses" tag
Mar
8
revised English from Icelandic?
expand
Feb
14
revised “Information is a distinction that makes a difference” - Donald MacKay
redundancy tag