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Apr
26
answered “Environmentally-friendly” vs. “Environment-friendly”
Apr
26
answered “By” vs “Per”. Which one should I use on expressions like “P&L/Geography” or “VaR/Asset”?
Apr
25
answered What's a positive phrase for “stating the obvious”?
Apr
23
answered Is there such a thing as “Injective Relief” (as a legal term)?
Apr
23
comment “Some champagne for my real friends, some real pain for my sham friends.”
The people who mind don't matter; the people who matter don't mind.
Apr
22
comment A single word meaning doubt and unsettledness
"Qualm" is an awesome word. I consider my suggestion checkmated.
Apr
22
answered A single word meaning doubt and unsettledness
Apr
22
revised What is a word that means “the state of having an organic nature”?
Added "acculturation" to satisfy single-word criterion.
Apr
22
answered What is a word that means “the state of having an organic nature”?
Apr
21
comment Common usage of “namely”
Pretty much that: to specify. As a matter of speech, it allows you to add emphasis by placing the named subject at the end of a sentence. Consider the tone of "the engineering students cause a lot of trouble" against "some students cause a lot of trouble, namely the engineering students."
Apr
21
revised What are synonyms of the word “metadata”?
typos
Apr
21
answered What are synonyms of the word “metadata”?
Apr
21
comment Plural contraction in a very specific case: Which is correct?
Doh, right you are.
Apr
20
answered Does “cost-benefit ratio” use a hyphen or an en-dash?
Apr
20
comment Plural contraction in a very specific case: Which is correct?
No idea what an "invariable presentational" is, but "there's cookies" in the US is less common than "there's some cookies" and "there's a bunch of cookies," both of which preserve plural agreement.
Apr
20
answered Plural contraction in a very specific case: Which is correct?
Apr
20
awarded  Quorum
Apr
19
answered A phrase that means something like “special dispensation”
Apr
18
revised Subjunctive mood, progressive and perfect progressive tense
edited body
Apr
18
answered Subjunctive mood, progressive and perfect progressive tense