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Apr
7
answered “Unicorn”: what other words have this “cornus” etymology?
Apr
6
accepted Different ways to pronounce “augh”
Apr
6
asked Different ways to pronounce “augh”
Apr
6
awarded  Enlightened
Apr
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
6
revised Synonym for “media item”
edited tags
Apr
5
answered What do “a.m.” and “p.m.” stand for when talking about time?
Apr
5
answered A polite substitution for “lamer”
Apr
5
comment “Center” or “centre” in sports vocabulary?
Could easily be a typo (since a spell checker vary well may not have picked it up). Would you like to provide a link?
Apr
5
comment Why do people say “over-” and “underwhelmed” but never just “whelmed”?
@rajah9 Thanks. I typed it from memory without actually looking at it. How embarrassing to make such a grammatical error on the English Language & Usage site...
Apr
5
revised Why do people say “over-” and “underwhelmed” but never just “whelmed”?
deleted 1 characters in body
Apr
5
answered “Center” or “centre” in sports vocabulary?
Apr
5
awarded  Enlightened
Apr
5
comment Why does this abbreviation “tl;dr” have a punctuation mark in it?
I think the question was, "what motivated people to use one form of punctuation over another?" not, "why does it show up in this form rather than another?"
Apr
5
revised Is “Should be *ing” a valid English phrasing?
added 6 characters in body
Apr
5
awarded  Organizer
Apr
5
revised When to use “has lived” vs. “lived” vs. “had lived”
improved formatting, clarified title
Apr
5
suggested suggested edit on When to use “has lived” vs. “lived” vs. “had lived”
Apr
5
comment When to use “has lived” vs. “lived” vs. “had lived”
You might add that has necessarily suggests that Jim's living there (in the past) has an effect on the present (ie. there is evidence that he has lived here).
Apr
5
answered “pseudo-”, “quasi-” “semi-” and