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I moderate here. I'm in chat during reasonable hours GMT. I look scary, but don't let that stop you asking me questions.

British English is my native language.

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revised Word for “just for show”
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comment Word for increasing complexity or image resolution?
Enhance
Nov
25
comment Does “bankroll” mean “cash” if used as a verb?
@RonKyle Neither of them bankroll Adler. Adler is very wealthy.
Nov
25
answered Does “bankroll” mean “cash” if used as a verb?
Nov
25
revised Does “bankroll” mean “cash” if used as a verb?
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Nov
25
revised What is the American word for 'tea-towel'?
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Nov
22
revised Man-hour vs. person-hour? Is the former now considered politically incorrect?
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Nov
22
revised Word for saying something brief with a low voice?
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Nov
21
revised What is an alternative to “f— someone's brains out”?
censoring due to SE rules
Nov
21
comment What does 'TL;DR' mean and how is it used?
Sadly comments can only be migrated if they're tacked onto posts. they cannot be migrated individually.
Nov
21
comment Metaphoric language
While I agree, this doens't explain to the question asker why you a right.
Nov
20
answered How to say that the two dates in two different calendars coincide?
Nov
20
comment If the rule states an infinitive follows the verb “want”, why is “I don't want you worrying” correct?
My question, Maria, was why would you think it is not correct? What rule do you think is being broken? If there is no reason to think it is incorrect, then do not think it is incorrect.
Nov
20
comment Is “tnetennba” a real word?
tnetennba: it's been rejected!
Nov
20
revised Is there a term or word for solving a problem that oneself created?
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Nov
20
comment If the rule states an infinitive follows the verb “want”, why is “I don't want you worrying” correct?
Why do you think it should be the other way?
Nov
19
comment Which sentence is right?
neither sentence is correct.
Nov
19
revised What term means “all of the words one knows”?
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Nov
19
revised Why “hoist” in “Hoist with one's own petard”?
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18
revised What is the difference between supposed to and meant to
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