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Sep
21
comment Using a comma — or other punctuation — at the start of a line
I'd say it was more for tidiness. I don't think it's a rule. Also, it doesn't apply for all punctuation. The quote marks are exempted, I believe.
Sep
21
comment What is it called when a non-verb is used as a verb?
@Jeremy, the truth hurts :)
Sep
21
comment “Support team lead” or “support team leader”
True, but what is the difference, JeffSahol?
Sep
20
comment Meaning of “precise-looking”
I like the image you conjured in my mind! +1
Sep
20
comment A single word for labelling someone a disbeliever in a particular religion despite them adhering to it
@JoseK, thanks. Ooh, there's a nice name filling thing now when I type comments
Sep
20
comment A single word for labelling someone a disbeliever in a particular religion despite them adhering to it
please try to make yourself a little clearer. Do you mean someone who is an adherent of that religion, but doesn't seem to be so?
Sep
19
comment Metaphorical antonym of “crutch”
The original question was the opposite of "crutch". I'm answering that
Sep
19
comment What kind of human character or regional trait does the habit of “the g-dropping” represent for?
What I'm trying to say is that this type of talking style originated from the country and rural people, and has since been adopted by other people in order to sound like them, either to be as Rick Perry wants to be, a gladhander, of as ghoppe states, just to make the politician look like he was at the people's level
Sep
19
comment Does “yar” (or “yarr” or “yargh”) in Pirate English imply an affirmative?
Belay that, JeffSahol, ye must be addled to be a-thinking of such bilge!
Sep
19
comment Does “yar” (or “yarr” or “yargh”) in Pirate English imply an affirmative?
+1 I love pirates, even if I don't talk like them.
Sep
19
comment Is two-thirds plural?
+1 Love this reply
Sep
19
comment Synonym of “s--t eating grin” suitable for polite company
+1 I like this expression!
Sep
18
comment Is there any idiom in English that describes someone's eyes' black pupils?
The only expression I can think of, to describe black pupils, are "like two black little beetles"
Sep
17
comment “1 out of 100 chickens is” or “1 out of 100 chickens are”?
@Kyle, you can clearly see, there is a change from a plural indefinite pronoun, to a singular indefinite pronoun, but you haven't changed the verbs
Sep
16
comment What does 'for such actions as …' mean?
@Colin, note that I say it is correct, but can be confusing, like in this case, where Yousui has been confused a little
Sep
16
comment To lose someone something
That headline is correct, but I can't explain why. +1 for nice question though!
Sep
16
comment A word for when a word is used incorrectly (grammatically) but can still be parsed in a grammatically correct way?
+1 Nice term, "acryologia". I'll try to remember that!
Sep
16
comment Term for not recognizing faces
Thanks for this, that's the term I'm looking for!
Sep
16
comment A word for when a word is used incorrectly (grammatically) but can still be parsed in a grammatically correct way?
Also, this question, in which the phrase "of all times" was used in the wrong way.
Sep
15
comment Semantic difference between “engine” and “motor”
And they dom't run on combustion