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comment So I would really like to know what this quote means by William Howard Taft
Is this supposed to be a paraphrasing of the OP? I think not.
May
8
comment A word for a memoir written by someone else?
If its your memoirs according to someone else, then would it be rumours or hearsay?
May
8
comment A one-word substitute for someone who is a “news freak”
or eidiseisophile from the greek word for news. (-phile is also from greek) i think i may be coining a whole new word here just as you are.
May
8
comment What is the difference between “lay” and “lie”?
American's in general get this wrong very often. Most of the best known reporter's are always saying "lay" when they mean "lie".
May
8
comment What is the difference between “lay” and “lie”?
@Tim, is your dog an authority on English usage?
May
8
comment Phonics, the letter “I” and its rules
I am not familiar with how I would pronounce your name. Is it a short I like ih-rosh or long like eye-rosh?
Feb
5
comment Is there a word for “not greedy”?
Within the context of regular expressions, I believe the term "non-greedy" is used most extensively.
Feb
3
comment When refering to 2 people, do you use “have” or “has”?
This is one of those rule exceptions. and in this case you shouldn't use the proximity rule
Feb
3
comment “Paper never refused ink” - has any one heard a more modern/online version?
Screens never refused pixels. (?)
Feb
3
comment Is there a verb form for 'Logistics'?
Logistics also has other meanings. For example, what does a logistics company do?
Feb
3
comment Is there the term “majour fource” in English?
I wanna know if you're actually concerned about grammar and spelling at all?
Feb
3
comment can I use “Bus rider” for “Bus passenger”?
You could ask Burton Cummings what he thinks?
Jan
23
comment Why is “any ancient civilization” supposedly wrong in this sentence?
That may be an error of logic, but it is not an error of grammar.
Jan
9
comment Is there a word for “not greedy”?
One could be frugal with their money, BECAUSE they are greedy. They don't seem exclusive to me.
Jan
9
comment Is there a word for “not greedy”?
Being content sounds neutral to me, is that an antonym? What if the person likes to see others receive before himself?
Jan
9
comment What's a common phrase that means “To put it simply though not 100% correctly”?
This might be really common among Math professors and Physicists which are what, about 0.00001% of the population? That's not very common at all.
Jan
9
comment The difference between “I used to” and “I'm used to”
I'm used to doing it means I'm used to doing it? That was a circular explanation.
Jan
7
comment Is “despite” outdated?
@Jon, yes it does now, thanks
Jan
7
comment Is “despite” outdated?
your first link shows no results for me: Jan 07, 17:32 GMT
Jan
7
comment Is “despite” outdated?
I am surprised at this claim and use the word often in speech.