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comment What does “it takes a tough man to make a tender chicken” mean?
@Sam, This very page is the first link. Also quora.com/…
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comment What does “it takes a tough man to make a tender chicken” mean?
Uhh, citation needed?
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comment How does one correctly use “q.v.”?
I mean: you stated the meaning of q.v. is "go to see..." and you also stated that cf. "can be used to refer to another work as well...". So, why can't cf. to be used to mean "go to see..."?
Aug
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revised Man-hour vs. person-hour? Is the former now considered politically incorrect?
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comment What should be the proper reply for thanks?
@Maverick, It's still odd, like very odd. malaria.... are you from India?
Aug
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comment How do native English speakers respond to “Thank you”?
Context: Why you shouldn't say you're welcome.......
Aug
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comment How do native English speakers respond to “Thank you”?
See english.stackexchange.com/questions/146671/…
Aug
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comment Is “not at all” still alive and doing well?
See english.stackexchange.com/questions/146671/…
Aug
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comment When should “no problem” replace “you're welcome” as a response to “thank you”?
@Geobits, Are you sure "douitashimashite" means "What have I done to deserve your thanks"?
Aug
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comment What's an alternative for “Where the rubber meets the road”
Also see knowyourphrase.com/phrase-meanings/…
Aug
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comment What is a “kitchen sink approach”?
Hmm, the first definition at thefreedictionary.com/kitchen+sink seems to contradict its second definition. So "kitchen sink" can be used to refer to the last item, and it can also be used to refer to all the items before it?
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comment What are the differences between “manual”, “guide” and “instruction”?
Does anyone actually say "vade mecum"?
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comment Is “Why to… …” grammatical?
Also see chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/4524062#4524062
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revised Is “Why to… …” grammatical?
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comment Is “certainly possible” an oxymoron?
@user568458, Hey, where is the part on "possibly certain"?
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comment What do you call words that look like a negation but are not?
@LePressentiment, I've seen many threads with -1 votes... so it couldn't be automatically deleted just because of that. Btw, I couldn't even see the link.. how to request for its undeletion?