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Apr
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comment What is the origin of the word “What”?
Etymonline mentions Latin quid. Possible would also be Latin quod.
Apr
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revised How come “John is friends with Jane”?
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Apr
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revised How come “John is friends with Jane”?
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Apr
14
answered How come “John is friends with Jane”?
Apr
13
revised Origin of the phrase “it’s been years if it’s been a day”?
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Apr
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answered Is “aging” an adjective?
Apr
13
comment Is it okay to use the indefinite article before “week” in the phrase “Friday is a day of A week”?
The normal word is weekday. Friday is a weekday.
Apr
13
answered “Let alone” phrase
Apr
13
comment Is it better to say Aye instead of Yes when committing to something?
@nocomprende - Don't forget OALD's hint "old use/dialect". I have never seen aye for always or still. But that doesn't say anything, I'm no native speaker.
Apr
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revised Is it better to say Aye instead of Yes when committing to something?
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Apr
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answered Is it better to say Aye instead of Yes when committing to something?
Apr
12
comment waste money into or on?
to waste money on clothes/women/cars - See OALD waste, no. 1 oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/…
Apr
12
answered Why is the plural of “basis” “bases” and not “baseis”?
Apr
12
answered use of “how” and “In”
Apr
11
revised Are houses masculine or feminine?
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Apr
11
comment Are houses masculine or feminine?
You can find something in en.wikipedia, grammatical gender, point 14.1.1 English en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grammatical_gender
Apr
11
comment Meaning of “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”
See de.wikipedia de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangramm#Englisch
Apr
11
comment Are houses masculine or feminine?
Often, when I'm writing a post and switch to the Internet and go back to my post, it has vanished. So I save what I have written and then try to find something on the Internet.
Apr
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revised Are houses masculine or feminine?
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