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Feb
5
comment Term for: Simultaneous rare experience/occurrence
This doesn't exactly match, but there is a term for when you learn about some obscure piece of information for the first time, then very shortly hear about it again. It's called the "Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon".
Feb
5
comment Is there any curse/ swear equivalent for this Persian curse? “ May your head be covered by soil!”
There's also the strong version "Die in a grease fire" abbreviated DIAGF
Jan
30
comment Is “times” really a plural noun?
Alright this damn thing is messing with my brain. It's like a verb, noun and preposition at the same time.
Jan
29
comment Is “times” really a plural noun?
Yes he did. "19. In pl. Preceded by a number (in words or figures)"
Jan
29
comment Is “times” really a plural noun?
I think that is a bad example on the oxford dictionaries part, as the rest of the examples they give are like mine. Also, don't know where OP got "Conventionally represented by the multiplication sign: 4 × 5 is read as ‘four times five’." but I can't find that anywhere on the linked page
Jan
29
answered Is “times” really a plural noun?
Jan
29
comment What would you call her actions here?
I disagree that this is passive-aggressive. Passive-aggressive people are not this blunt. A passive-aggressive person would say something more like "Boys are so hard to raise, aren't they?"
Jan
27
answered What's an antonym of demonize (other than deify)?
Jan
18
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
12
revised Idiom for making fun of something people are ashamed of?
fixed grammar
Jan
8
awarded  Curious
Jan
7
comment Word for the opposite of a [thing]-snob?
@P.Obertelli the first one in your example I think of as coffee-snob. The second one is the one I am looking for a term for
Jan
7
comment Word for the opposite of a [thing]-snob?
@P.Obertelli speaking of low-brow, the first thing that came to mind was "coffee-slut" but I was hoping for something slightly classier
Jan
7
asked Word for the opposite of a [thing]-snob?
Jan
6
comment Has there ever been an antonym for “benefit” that includes the latin affix “neg-”?
beneficent/maleficent
Dec
16
comment What does the phrase “What's your bag?” mean?
That's not my bag, baby!
Dec
14
revised What phrase describes “having same outcome in spite of having better resources”?
grammer
Dec
2
comment How do you say to someone that you will reuse a sentence you've just heard from them?
So Andrea is going to steal "going to steal"?
Nov
25
comment Word for damage that isn't serious, mostly visual and not hindering the function of the thing
"It's JUST a flesh wound"
Nov
17
comment What do you call the habit of looking into smartphone while walking?
"Stupid" and "dangerous" come to mind