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Long-time coder, with some interest in French and Philosophy.

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Apr
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comment Is this a correct usage of the word “only”?
I'd use just instead of only at the beginning of the sentence.
Apr
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Mar
29
comment How popular is ‘Contrafibularities’ as a day-to-day English word?
"a man"?? Dr. Samuel Johnson ffs!
Mar
27
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Mar
24
revised What's the difference between “good on you” vs. “good for you”, with a sincere meaning something like “you've done a good thing”?
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Mar
24
comment What's the difference between “good on you” vs. “good for you”, with a sincere meaning something like “you've done a good thing”?
Well, not me. "Good on you for catching that thief!" sounds like a perfectly good sentence. We also have the similar form "Shame on you...", like "Shame on you for being so selfish!"
Mar
24
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Mar
24
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Mar
21
comment How would you say someone was “disrespecting you” correctly?
"Disrespect" can indeed be used as a transitive verb.
Mar
18
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Mar
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Feb
27
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Feb
14
comment What words can I use to indicate how hungry I am?
Also the extension to the phrase, "I could eat a scabby horse", should be mentioned.
Feb
11
accepted Why is it called a “bank balance”?
Feb
11
asked Why is it called a “bank balance”?
Feb
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