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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


Apr
30
comment Verb “to be” agreement
This is the correct answer. Why the downvote?
Apr
25
comment How many tenses are there in English?
@PatrickM, must have (been) is present tense, perfective aspect.
Mar
15
awarded  Enlightened
Mar
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
13
revised Indefinite article before country name
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Mar
13
revised have gone to or have been to?
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Mar
13
answered Is “did you thought” a valid expression?
Mar
13
revised Is “did you thought” a valid expression?
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Mar
13
revised Land cover, land-cover, or landcover?
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Mar
12
revised Best way to phrase “{x and y} and z”?
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Mar
12
revised When to use is or are in a sentence listing items
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Mar
12
revised Is “Yelp review” a phrase that's current, or just one-off?
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Mar
12
answered Is “Yelp review” a phrase that's current, or just one-off?
Mar
3
revised Equivocal meaning of “Have a backlog of (something)”
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Feb
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
12
revised in or on the following business Day
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Feb
11
revised What are you having?
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Feb
11
revised I work “in a grocery store” or “at a grocery store”
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Feb
7
revised Is this correct English or is it slang from a particular region?
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