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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)?
Jun
16
revised What's the difference between 'allow' and 'allow for'?
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Jun
16
comment What is the correct way to use “neither” and “nor” in a sentence together?
I can find the tool neither in the kitchen nor in the bathroom or I cannot find the tool in either the kitchen or the bathroom
Jun
15
comment Get a life | You have no life
@Andrey, the phrase is most often used in response to a comment or situation that suggests the person has no social life.
Jun
15
revised Is “conversate” a word?
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Jun
15
revised Origin of “Everybody is smarter than anybody”?
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Jun
14
revised Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
improved smoothing
Jun
14
revised Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
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Jun
14
answered Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
Jun
14
comment Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
antiabortion, antialiasing, antiaircraft, antibodies, antilock, Antichrist, antithesis, antisocial, antiterrorist, antitoxin (to name a few)
Jun
14
comment Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
sorry to break it to you, but dashes break nGrams. Any hyphenated word will give you 0 results
Jun
14
revised 'Run' or 'Operate' for a business related sentence
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Jun
14
revised It's a little low on grist
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Jun
14
revised What is implied in calling someone “Citizen”?
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Jun
13
comment Explain the choice of the verb “dip” in “dip your lights”
@Joe... Finally, I would like to encourage you to be a little less scathing of fellow-users in your answers/comments.