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English language is a hobby.
Rule 1. The language has rules. These might be obscure or not, but the language is inherently governed by rules. A linguist might study a foreign language based on deeper knowledge than a non-linguist. It is up to someone to embrace deeper rules of language. Rule 2. People often assume (not entirely correctly) that being "native" is equivalent to being proficient or expert in a language. Rule 3. Context is very important in analyzing a text fragment


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revised Text vs. audio representations of words
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Dec
15
revised Is “constringence” a word?
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Dec
15
revised Word for “food only partially eaten”
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Dec
15
revised “Train approaching”
corrected English
Dec
15
suggested approved edit on “Train approaching”
Dec
15
revised “Maybe I have colored it too much”
improved writing, English
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15
suggested approved edit on “Maybe I have colored it too much”
Dec
15
revised “Viewer discretion is advised”
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Dec
15
suggested approved edit on “Viewer discretion is advised”
Dec
14
revised Usage of “insomnia”
improved writing, English
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14
suggested approved edit on Usage of “insomnia”
Dec
14
comment What's with the 'heigth' pandemic?
Related question /is-there-any-rule-for-differentiating-between-the-endings-th-and-ht
Dec
12
revised Good movies for learning English
corrected spelling
Dec
12
revised “Assign a variable to a value” or the other way round?
improved writing, English
Dec
12
revised Is it bad behavior to add filler words such as “so”, “um” in business speak?
improved writing, English
Dec
12
revised “Fixed” vs “fixes” when things are already done
improved writing, English
Dec
12
revised Meaning of 'sky high'?
improved writing
Dec
12
revised About the position of the object clause
improved writing, English
Dec
12
suggested approved edit on “Assign a variable to a value” or the other way round?
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suggested approved edit on Is it bad behavior to add filler words such as “so”, “um” in business speak?