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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


Aug
29
revised The use of comma in written English
capitalization of languages
Aug
28
revised Origin of “More X than you can shake a stick at”
improved writing
Aug
28
revised Etymological root and usage of 'create'
corrected English
Aug
27
revised Two words in this sentence “Primroses, lipstick-red and butter-navelled.”
improved writing
Aug
21
revised Comma after conjunction
corrected English
Aug
20
revised Can anyone edit this sentence for me?
deleted thanks's
Aug
14
revised Continuous vs contiguous when talking about files
corrected English
Aug
13
revised Difference between ‘English school’ and ‘school of English’
corrected English
Jul
29
revised Is there a better way to say “Lesser of”?
sentence was incorrect
Jul
27
revised Difference between “question” and “query”
corrected writing
Jul
22
revised Word usage of 'query'
cleaning for a a better look
Mar
19
revised “We are all just prisoners here, of our own device”
deleted extra characters
Mar
19
revised Should I say “have only been . . . twice” or “have been . . . twice only”?
improved English and writing
Mar
18
revised What is the past participle of the verb open?
improved English
Mar
17
revised What is the female equivalent for “handsome”?
corrected English and format
Mar
16
revised Am I using the word 'arbitrarily' correctly?
I made a clearer quotation
Mar
16
revised In the armpit or under the armpit?
improved format
Mar
15
revised elevation vs altitude
some typos and capitalization
Mar
15
revised Where does the “quint” in “quintessential” come from?
corrected English
Mar
15
revised Origin of idiom “full of hot air”
corrected writing, added homework tag