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comment Why is encourageable not a word?
I could imagine using it in a situation such as this: "He discovered that his students were not readily encourageable."
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answered What does “and how” really mean?
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comment Why is encourageable not a word?
Maybe it was a word, but everyone kept hearing incorrigible.
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awarded  meaning-in-context
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answered “Would” vs. “Wouldn't”
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comment Why is gerund not used in this sentence?
The sentence is grammatically correct. However, if I wanted readers to understand it on a first read-through, I would provide some additional punctuation: "If they are able to exploit it—that is, say, break it open and potentially analyze it and categorize it—this will give them a great deal of information about how U.S. embassies function," he said.
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revised Meaning of 'proverbial worm'
Fixed typo: Wordworth --> Wordsworth
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answered Correct usage: fields of A and B vs fields of A and of B?
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comment Why must 'offices' be pluralised in 'good offices'?
Merriam-Webster's Eleventh Collegiate Dictionary (2003) defines good offices as "services as a mediator"—in which case the singular-to-plural issue raised by a "service" being called "offices" disappears.
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answered Is 'dicing' a verb in dice games?
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revised Is 'dicing' a verb in dice games?
deleted 13 characters in body; edited title
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reviewed Edit Has the meaning to the question “Do you mind” changed ?
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revised Has the meaning to the question “Do you mind” changed ?
improved formatting
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revised Recordkeeping, record keeping, or record-keeping
Italicized a word used as word: record
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revised Meaning of “desperate picnic”
deleted 12 characters in body
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answered Meaning of “desperate picnic”
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revised “In here”, “from here”, and “at here”
Fixed typo: Mylkes --> Myles
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answered Where did the term “Square Meal” come from?
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answered Quote: 'stand in great wisdom'
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answered Why do you “cut” a check?