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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
Apr
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
4
comment Plural of “Popeye”
That sounds reasonable if they seek to eliminate confusion between referring to the group itself or a single member.
Apr
4
answered Is “Should be *ing” a valid English phrasing?
Apr
4
accepted Is it always bad to use “get” or “got”?
Apr
4
answered Can one say “I should like” rather than “I would like”? Is the former grammatical?
Apr
4
answered Plural of “Popeye”
Apr
4
revised Should I use adjacent parentheses or a semicolon (or something else)?
improved formatting, grammar
Apr
4
suggested suggested edit on Should I use adjacent parentheses or a semicolon (or something else)?
Apr
4
answered Why do people say “over-” and “underwhelmed” but never just “whelmed”?
Apr
4
comment Are there commonly used words to denote different gradations of friendship in English?
We tend to use the amazingly inventive phrase "good friend" as a step between "friend" and "best friend"
Apr
4
answered Difference between “somewhere” and “anywhere”
Mar
30
answered Is “I am sat” bad English?
Mar
30
answered What words are commonly mispronounced by literate people who read them before they heard them?
Mar
28
comment Is the sentence “we grew warmer and warmer” grammatical?
What are you trying to say? Context would be very helpful, as the sentence, while grammatically correct, does not make much sense.
Mar
28
answered Why is it “either . . . or” and “neither . . . nor”?
Mar
28
comment “systematize” vs. “systemize”
systematize gets about 4 times as many hits on Google
Mar
28
awarded  Commentator