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devout pedant, grammar- and spelling nazi:-)


Oct
14
answered Why is ‘i’ in milk pronounced differently from ‘i’ in find?
Oct
13
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Where does “ta!” come from?
Oct
10
reviewed Close What is the word or term used to describe a person who intentionally ignores a rule/regulation/order
Oct
10
reviewed Close Is “The mall is constructing” grammatically correct?
Oct
10
reviewed Close the contract reflected all the tiny details?
Oct
10
reviewed Close Does this statement tell how much work was done?
Oct
10
reviewed Close Can I write “this closely”?
Oct
10
reviewed Reviewed Is there a word to describe a phrase such as “it is what it is”
Oct
10
reviewed Leave Closed “The only witness is a prostitute!” What do you call this type of rhetoric in English?
Oct
10
reviewed Leave Closed Can I use TL;DR in a formal email?
Oct
10
reviewed Reviewed What is a sentence fragment?
Oct
10
reviewed Reviewed Is “a wide range of features” singular or plural?
Oct
10
reviewed Looks OK What is the word or term used to describe a person who intentionally ignores a rule/regulation/order
Oct
1
comment -er for two, -est for three or more?
Yes. But there is still also a biggest and smallest. Jon's answer puts it in better words.
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
30
reviewed Approve suggested edit on currency tag wiki
Sep
30
comment -er for two, -est for three or more?
It answers the OP's question. The usage is okay.
Sep
30
answered -er for two, -est for three or more?
Sep
30
comment Does this grammatically make sense?
Lily - I'd suggest that while your question is not too bad, your final line will definitely be attracting downvotes. It is unnecessary. Have a quick read of How to Ask
Sep
28
comment Is “You might could talk to her family” grammatically correct?
Janus - the question is 'is it grammatically correct.' And the answer is a definite no. I suppose you are correct that it can be colloquially appropriate, so I'll take back my statement that it must be a mistake.