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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


Jan
8
comment Making sentence using “distaste”
This sort of question is more suited for ell.stackexchange.com, which is designed for people learning how to speak English.
Jan
8
revised Making sentence using “distaste”
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Jan
8
revised “in the year to November” meaning?
edited tags; reformatted content
Jan
8
revised Correct usage of “of course you (do/are)”
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Jan
8
revised What is another word for “dessert lover”?
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Jan
8
comment quickly identify the root or underlying cause/motivation
I don't think there is such a word.
Jan
8
revised quickly identify the root or underlying cause/motivation
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Dec
16
awarded  Great Answer
Dec
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
15
awarded  Enlightened
Dec
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
29
revised single word for “positive attribute”
edited body; edited tags
Oct
8
revised How to ask a mixed-gender group for their participation?
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Oct
4
revised where is the verb?
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Oct
2
revised Why “broke” and not “broken” in “If it ain't broke, don't fix it”?
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Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
25
revised Correct usage of the word “do” in this context
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Aug
31
awarded  Enlightened
Aug
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
27
awarded  Good Answer