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Aug
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awarded  Great Answer
Aug
21
comment Neesh or Nitch?
Meanwhile, the word envelop I've never heard pronounced the "French" way.
Aug
20
comment How to call the distribution of coin values within a currency
The denominations are the individual values of coins. I think user2740 was looking for a term to describe the whole group.
Aug
20
answered How to call the distribution of coin values within a currency
Aug
20
comment IMHO, I am great?
For example, stating your opinion without calling it your opinion makes it more forceful, while in this case the question asker is looking to deliberately weaken it.
Aug
20
answered IMHO, I am great?
Aug
20
comment IMHO, I am great?
The way words are used are not always so straightforward. Sometimes the filler can help shape the way the sentence is perceived.
Aug
19
comment On the part of speech of “now”
@PeterShor Even more plainly, people say "until recently".
Aug
19
comment “My personal opinion is…” Is it always pointless to use the words “personal” and “personally”?
I suppose you're right.
Aug
19
comment Term for “Every 2 weeks”?
@kenorb "semiweekly" would pretty much unambiguously mean "twice a week".
Aug
19
comment Term for “Every 2 weeks”?
Generally all these prefixes have some ambiguity to them. "Bi-annual" can mean either "semiannual" (once every half-year, or twice every year) or "biennial" (once every two years).
Aug
19
comment “When I was in college…” Do you really mean college? Or university?
We also say "going to university" in Canada, by the way.
Aug
19
comment “My personal opinion is…” Is it always pointless to use the words “personal” and “personally”?
^ Included in the answer. Thanks.
Aug
19
revised “My personal opinion is…” Is it always pointless to use the words “personal” and “personally”?
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Aug
19
comment “My personal opinion is…” Is it always pointless to use the words “personal” and “personally”?
Except that the listed usages aren't incorrect or unnecessary at all, as demonstrated by the above answers.
Aug
19
awarded  Good Answer
Aug
19
awarded  Mortarboard
Aug
19
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
19
comment Can something be *slightly* critical?
By "non-grading adverb", I think you mean an "intensifying" one.
Aug
19
comment Can something be *slightly* critical?
Even "dead" and "alive" can be graduated. You hear about people being "mostly dead" or "only barely alive".