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I have a degree in Linguistics, but I work as a programmer. Most of my expertise about English is self-taught, plus lots of random trivia I've acquired here and there.

This is my favorite EL&U comment ever:

This isn't really a question about English so much as a question about hugs. Source


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revised Grammar: French conditionnel in English?
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revised “Silence” and “silently”: What is the name of the relation between these words?
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comment When did 'permission' become popular as a therapy term
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about the history of psychotherapy, not English.
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revised Is “I believe x does not equal y” the same as “I don't believe x equals y”
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revised Is this a correct usage of “gravitas”?
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revised What to call the “things that nobody talks about”?
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answered What to call the “things that nobody talks about”?
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answered Will marry vs will get married
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revised Will marry vs will get married
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