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answered Is there a shorter way of saying “Not knowing what else to do?”
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comment Would a non-Jewish English-speaker understand “chutzpah”?
Take a poll of non-Jewish English speakers. Then you'll know. Asking for opinions or guesses about this likelihood should be OT, IMHO. But someone here will no doubt take a stab at finding a sampling statistic...
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comment How to politely decline to take someone's help?
Quoth Nancy Sinatra Reagan: Just say no.
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comment What is difference between “from within” and “from inside”?
Same difference as between within and inside. Did you check a dictionary?
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comment When did Lancastrians stop saying *by gum*?
The last recorded use of by gum by a Lancastrian (Peter James Lancaster III) was on July 13, 1994, at 6:37 pm GMT. He is reported to have exclaimed in disgust before passing away, "By gum, I will not go the way of the Passenger Pigeon!
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answered Word for obscuring bad or immoral acts with grammar
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comment Comma use before “as”?
I would. (But I would probably split the sentence in two.)
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comment Does the English prefix hiberno- mean that the Irish were associated with winter?
@Mynamite: As in Northern Europeans wintering in Spain and Portugal? ;-)
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comment “To Obscure” Word
@HotLicks: One meaning of obfuscation is "Darkening or obscuring the sight of something" (WordWeb on line).
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comment Is it acceptable to say curse words if they are the title of a work?
@jlovegren: Likewise hemorrhoid medicine. So what? Not everything used in society is appropriate fodder for EL&U.
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comment “Meandered about” or “meandered around”?
Take your pick. You can choose pretty much any preposition that implies remaining within the hall: about, around, within, through, in.
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comment “Meandered about” or “meandered around”?
While meander does convey such movement, it is not correct to say John meandered the hall. You need some preposition before the hall. You can use in, about, around, through, etc., but you need some preposition.
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comment Is it acceptable to say curse words if they are the title of a work?
This does not speak about English. It offers advice about how to conduct oneself socially.
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comment Is it acceptable to say curse words if they are the title of a work?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about what language is socially acceptable. (And the social context is not even characterized).
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comment Someone who is a combo of a liar, an exaggerater, and have a tendency to construct stories
1. "3rd cite" does not characterize the question as a whole. 2. Bragging about one's imagined accomplishments does not make one a liar. (Yes, it means that something the person says is an untruth, but saying untruths now and then does not make someone a liar.)
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comment Abbreviation for “last four digits”
Sounds like you have a few tradeoffs to juggle: font size needs to be big enough to read; text needs to be short enough to fit; text needs to be long enough to make sense and be clear. Something like "last 4 #s" is short, but will your users think that # is a number size and means digit here?