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Dec
19
awarded  Yearling
Jan
16
revised Why is there no article in “The Child is father of the man”?
Removed the reference to 'poetic licence' after Barrie England pointed out, correctly in my view, that the writer was grammatically entitled to leave it out the _the_.
Jan
11
answered Word for the act of a PC “breathing”
Jan
11
revised What's the meaning of “on a comparable basis”?
deleted 3 characters in body
Jan
11
revised What's the meaning of “on a comparable basis”?
Wording tweak.
Jan
11
revised What's the meaning of “on a comparable basis”?
Added example.
Jan
11
revised What's the meaning of “on a comparable basis”?
Added example.
Jan
11
revised What's the meaning of “on a comparable basis”?
Added further imterpretation.
Jan
11
revised What's the meaning of “on a comparable basis”?
added 3 characters in body
Jan
11
answered What's the meaning of “on a comparable basis”?
Jan
11
answered Word for “heating food in pot without heat on”
Jan
11
revised What's a word for someone who takes advantage of an unfortunate situation as an opportunity for self-improvement?
Attempt to further persuade of its applicability.
Jan
11
revised The usage of quotation marks
Removed 'or implied' to avoid ambiguity of 'either way'.
Jan
11
revised The usage of quotation marks
Wholesale revision: among other things, the previous version was too harsh.
Jan
11
revised Can you use “procure” to mean “think of”?
'a' is better than 'the'
Jan
11
answered What's a word for someone who takes advantage of an unfortunate situation as an opportunity for self-improvement?
Jan
10
answered A word or phrase for “someone who learns from their mistakes”
Jan
10
comment Can you use “procure” to mean “think of”?
It still seems an, at best, unnatural usage. It doesn't mean 'applied'.
Jan
10
answered Can you use “procure” to mean “think of”?
Jan
10
awarded  Cleanup