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answered A better way to say “enrolled in a program” to signify the difficulty of attaining admission in the face of stiff competition?
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comment Does a phrase, “something authentic” make sense?
Not being correct, grammatical English makes very little difference to its suitability as a brand name
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comment When advertisers say product X has N times less 'thing' than product Y, what do they mean
Advertizers, especially in North America, are not bound by the rules of truth or logic. It is completely pointless to try to work out what they actually mean.
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comment “how quicker” vs. “how much quicker”
Don't use Shakespeare as an example of good grammar. "This was the most unkindest cut of all".
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answered “how quicker” vs. “how much quicker”
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comment Better term for clergyperson?
From a Christian perspective, many protestant denominations do not recognise 'clergy' as different from anyone else, and don't like to use the term.
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comment Better term for clergyperson?
Probably better on the English Language site.
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answered Can “guilty” be used to express remorse without preceding it with “feel”?
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Apr
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comment What does “To join in marriage by me” mean?
@Gonni Please update the question to give more of the full sentence. "joined in marriage" is very different in meaning from "were joined in marriage".
Apr
11
comment Is it “anybody have plans” or “anybody has plans”?
@GregLee Sounds like an answer to me.
Apr
11
revised What's a word for a statement that's not quite factual?
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Apr
11
answered Using “clout” in a sentence
Apr
10
answered What's a word for a statement that's not quite factual?
Apr
10
comment Where to put the possessive “'s” when there is a presence of a modifier?
Whatever else you may prefer, the comma before the apostrophe is unquestionably wrong.
Apr
10
comment What is the difference between “leading” and “winning” in a game?
If I might give an alternative example, a chess player who has sacrificed his queen to get an overwhelmingly advantageous position is not 'leading' (since he has fewer pieces) but is 'winning'.
Apr
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revised What is the difference between “deployment” and “release”?
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Apr
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answered Connecting or disconnecting a cable
Mar
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comment what does “to walk at grade” mean?
@choster It looks very much to me as if that is the intended meaning, rather than MrWonderful's answer. I would make it an answer.
Mar
30
revised Is there any word for a person who doesn't want to connect with others?
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