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Jun
21
comment Would the word “tween” be considered a portmanteau or is it just a truncation?
@AndrewLeach, Isn't "a truncation of a portmanteau word" also considered a portmanteau?
Jun
19
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Jun
19
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Jun
16
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Jun
15
comment “A bit” vs. “a little bit” vs. “a little”
besides that example, are there other examples for "differences in meaning due to context"?
Jun
14
comment What's the difference between Media and Press
Also see "Today we say media instead of “the press.” But it’s a mistake. The press has.."
Jun
11
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Jun
10
comment “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Albert Einstein?
@JohnDibling, Also on meta: meta.english.stackexchange.com/questions/4323/…
Jun
10
comment “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Albert Einstein?
Also see skeptics.stackexchange.com/q/8742/4098
Jun
10
comment Can I use “therefore”, “so”, “hence” and “thus” interchangeably?
Semicolon before therefore? No one uses this.
Jun
9
comment General term for muggle-type terms?
@tchrist, Why is this thread "protected"? It doesn't even seem to have many views.
Jun
9
comment What is a concise word or phrasing for “in a context without a user”?
@FumbleFingers, You don't use Stackoverflow?
Jun
9
revised Connotations of “Is there any” vs “Are there any”
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Jun
9
accepted Connotations of “Is there any” vs “Are there any”
Jun
8
asked Connotations of “Is there any” vs “Are there any”
Jun
8
comment Connotation of term autodidact
Why is a "neurosurgeon who is an autodidact" bad?
Jun
4
comment Is “there're” (similar to “there's”) a correct contraction?
"research tab"? What do you mean by a "tab"?
Jun
4
comment Is “there're” (similar to “there's”) a correct contraction?
@GEdgar, Any links/citations?
Jun
2
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