1,552 reputation
51434
bio website none
location Canada
age 38
visits member for 3 years, 10 months
seen Sep 30 at 8:48

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


Jan
29
suggested approved edit on How to pronounce the “v” sound?
Jan
27
reviewed Reviewed What is the origin of the slang term “book” meaning “leave” or “hurry”?
Jan
27
reviewed No Action Needed Difference between nouns “strip” and “stripe”
Jan
27
reviewed Reviewed Single word for a very small amount of time
Jan
27
reviewed No Action Needed What do we call people who go to the gym?
Jan
27
reviewed Reviewed What is the difference between “house” and “home”?
Jan
27
reviewed No Action Needed Word for grieving parents?
Jan
27
reviewed No Action Needed What is the appropriate response to “I appreciate it”?
Jan
26
reviewed No Action Needed What's the origin of “[X number of] souls onboard”?
Jan
21
revised Is British English considered a foreign language to American English?
deleted unecessary stuff
Jan
21
suggested approved edit on Is British English considered a foreign language to American English?
Jan
18
reviewed No Action Needed Where is “Wednesday” pronounced “Wedinzday”?
Jan
12
reviewed No Action Needed Can I mix “would” and “kind of”?
Jan
12
reviewed No Action Needed Awkward sentence
Jan
12
reviewed Reviewed Which past tense of “to light” should I use here?
Jan
11
reviewed No Action Needed A one-word verb meaning to “make use of”
Jan
10
reviewed Reviewed What word describes the dislike of non-human (extraterrestrial) species?
Jan
9
reviewed No Action Needed Is there a verb meaning “to come back from fishing without any fish?”
Jan
8
reviewed No Action Needed word describing hand motion while bowing
Jan
5
reviewed No Action Needed Is “off” also an acronym?