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Apr
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comment Enquire and inquire
I think @Alenanno gave a better answer anyway
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revised Why is the movie named “Hot Fuzz”?
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Mar
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comment Answering a multiple-choice question with “yes”?
Ask a programmer if they want coffee or tea and they reply "yes" (coffee|tea)==true
Mar
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comment Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
@JanusBahsJacquet - I was tryign to think of something Anglo-saxonish. The king can give iPhones to his men if you prefer.
Mar
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revised Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
typo
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comment Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
@sumelic - I expanded it a bit. I think pidgin is a reasonable explanation for Old English and the French/Latin effect for Middle (although this is a bit more dubious)
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revised Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
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comment What is the meaning of sarcastic?
MariusHancu - perhaps Andrew was being sarcastic? @AndrewLeach - perhaps Marius was being sarcastic?
Mar
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revised Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
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comment Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
@sumelic - this is different from a pidgin. If you are a Anglo Saxon trying to trade with a Dane you can't base who is paying who on a noun declension. You need to say "you give money, me give cows".
Mar
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comment Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
@sumelic So you don't feel that many people today have forgotten the difference between lay/lain or who/whom ?
Mar
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answered Is English considered easier to learn than most of the other languages in the world?
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comment Does code run in or on a thread?
But if you were refering to the thread from somewhere else there is a big difference between "wait in a thread" and "wait on a thread"
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comment What does idiom “ thick in the head ” mean?
"Yorkshire Born, Yorkshire Bred, Strong in't arm and thick in't head" - as a proud tyke
Jan
20
answered What is the etymology of 'physician'?