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Jun
21
revised What is the expression to suggest a few dates and times to meet?
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Jun
18
revised Can a negative be used to express a positive, such as “mangoes are sweet and so aren't papayas.”
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Jun
18
comment Can a negative be used to express a positive, such as “mangoes are sweet and so aren't papayas.”
+1 simply for quoting Adams
Jun
18
revised “Pretension” vs. “pretentiousness”
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Jun
18
revised Get a life | You have no life
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Jun
17
revised Can I start a sentence with “i.e.”?
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Jun
17
comment Superlatives with “the”
I'm curious about elative. My spellcheck doesn't like it, and Wikipedia only shows entries for non-English languages. Would you care to share a source?
Jun
17
revised Superlatives with “the”
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Jun
17
revised When should we use “and” and/or “and/or”?
formatting, a little grammar
Jun
17
revised When should we use “and” and/or “and/or”?
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Jun
17
revised When should we use “and” and/or “and/or”?
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Jun
17
revised Superlatives with “the”
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Jun
17
revised What does “wicking” mean in “aircraft quality wicking”?
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Jun
17
revised What does “Aqua-compliant” mean?
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Jun
17
revised Use of “them” as an article, not a pronoun
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Jun
17
comment How rude is “to eat like a pig”?
counterpoint: Your wife eats like a pig, would be considered extremely rude, though she be absent from the room.
Jun
16
revised Can I start a sentence with “i.e.”?
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Jun
16
answered Can I start a sentence with “i.e.”?
Jun
16
revised Cold turkey as expression
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Jun
16
comment Can I start a sentence with “i.e.”?
I'd just suggest writing How do we handle the case when the list is empty (i.e. the filter matched no entries)?