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Mar
25
comment What do we call 'Shakespearean trash-talk'?
The OP noted the verbal sword play without swords, so I would tend towards those terms related to fencing, above: ripostes, with rapier wit.
Mar
23
revised How would an English speaker pronounce “valid” with a circumflex over the A?
added an example
Mar
23
answered When “who” is an antecedent, does it need to directly touch the person it's referring to?
Mar
23
answered How would an English speaker pronounce “valid” with a circumflex over the A?
Mar
23
reviewed Reviewed basketball expression 'from downtown'
Mar
23
comment basketball expression 'from downtown'
You could improve this answer by adding research links to back up when you heard it. Or writing the name as Fred "Downtown" Brown. Or a link to him on, say, Wikipedia.
Mar
23
reviewed Reviewed What's the meaning of 'What do I care?'
Mar
23
revised What's the meaning of 'What do I care?'
Added punctuation and line breaks. Added a verb.
Mar
23
reviewed No Action Needed “This isn't the place for you” meaning?
Mar
23
reviewed Reviewed Is “Stick no bills” correct English?
Mar
23
revised Is “Stick no bills” correct English?
Added punctuation, changed wording, corrected a typo.
Mar
23
reviewed Reviewed Participants' vs Participantses
Mar
23
comment Participants' vs Participantses
Welcome to EL&U. You may edit your post and take the "and" out yourself. And it might be clearer to the OP (and other readers) to give examples rather than instructions.
Mar
23
reviewed Reviewed You are hired and Have been hired
Mar
23
comment You are hired and Have been hired
Welcome to EL&U! If the "possible duplicate" posting above doesn't answer your question, perhaps you might consider posting this on the English Language Learner's site, ell.stackexchange.com
Mar
23
reviewed Reject What is the English word for “street along a river bank”?
Mar
20
revised Is English “genderless” or are inanimate nouns just neuter by default?
gramatically feline => gramatically feminine
Mar
19
answered What do you call a phone call with no one talking on the other side
Mar
18
comment Generic term for musical piece
You're welcome! I would rather read a book than listen to it on CD, but in the case of daniellevitin.com/publicpage/books/the-world-in-six-songs I would make an exception: he embeds musical examples in the narrative. If you do read (or listen to) the book, maybe it will become clear why Levitin chose the word "song" for the title.
Mar
18
answered Generic term for musical piece