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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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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
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awarded  Nice Answer
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revised i would like to know about ARTICLES
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13
revised have gone to or have been to?
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Mar
13
answered Is “did you thought” a valid expression?
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13
revised Is “did you thought” a valid expression?
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13
revised Land cover or land-cover or landcover?
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12
revised Best way to phrase “{x and y} and z”?
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12
revised When to use is or are in a sentence listing items
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12
revised Is “Yelp review” a phrase that's current, or just one-off?
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answered Is “Yelp review” a phrase that's current, or just one-off?
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revised Equivocal meaning of “Have a backlog of (something)”
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awarded  Nice Answer
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revised in or on the following business Day
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revised What are you having?
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revised I work “in a grocery store” or “at a grocery store”
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Feb
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revised Is this correct English or is it slang from a particular region?
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revised Adjectives for Calmness levels
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6
comment Are there words native speakers don't use?
The answer is "yes", but there's not really any exhaustive way to answer this question other than giving a long list of words.