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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


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
25
revised Correct usage of the word “do” in this context
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Jul
22
revised Grammar: French conditionnel in English?
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Jul
16
revised “Silence” and “silently”: What is the name of the relation between these words?
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Jul
16
revised Is “I believe x does not equal y” the same as “I don't believe x equals y”
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Jul
15
revised Is this a correct usage of “gravitas”?
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Jul
6
revised What to call the “things that nobody talks about”?
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Jul
3
revised Will marry vs will get married
retagged and reformatted
Apr
30
revised Verb “to be” agreement
formatted and clarified
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
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
3
revised Equivocal meaning of “Have a backlog of (something)”
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