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Native English speaker living in the land of Dutch, French, & German.


Jun
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comment Isn't the word “shotgun” a self-redundancy?
Exactly - OP was thinking of it a bit backwards. Gun doesn't specify the shot, shot specifies the gun.
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Dec
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comment Origin of the word “yummy”
yumyumyumyum sounds close enough to nomnomnomnom (frame of reference: animal sounds in other languages). Maybe the next generation of "yummy" will be "nommy".
Dec
11
accepted When to use “cannot” versus “can't”?
Nov
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Oct
5
comment What does the “a’ ” in “a’blowing” signify?
Another related question: english.stackexchange.com/questions/45886/…
Sep
11
comment why is “their” the wrong usage in this sentence?
"Family" can be treated as a singular noun, or plural implicitly as "the members of the family". Related question: english.stackexchange.com/questions/3288/is-staff-plural
Sep
1
comment One word for a “very tough task”
Wait are you looking for a word to replace "tough" in your example sentence, or are you looking for a word for "very tough task"? They are completely different...
Aug
25
revised What does the phrase “Vast majority of people live in the world without” mean?
formatting, misspellings
Aug
23
comment Usage of the expression “go they went”
If this is actually what they said, sounds similar to the structure of "...and eat they did!"
Aug
22
answered Best word for “unable to change”