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Mar
28
comment Why are the United States often referred to as America?
@Mr.ShinyandNew安宇, Now their fighting on Urban Dictionary (urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=America) 9k ups vs 4k downs.
Mar
26
comment Is “research” singular or plural?
@Brian, So "..further research needs to be done.." or "..further research need to be done.."?
Mar
20
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Mar
18
comment What's the most common way to say “male chauvinist?”
@janoChen, retrosexual means "cow boy style". Retro = past
Mar
10
comment What is a trope, and how does it differ from a metaphor?
vocabulary.com/dictionary/trope has many example usages of "trope" drawn from recent newspapers and articles. (see the right hand side bar on the page)
Mar
9
comment Correct usage of SIC to express verbatim statements expressed vocally?
@hunterhogan, Related: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etymological_fallacy
Mar
9
comment Correct usage of SIC to express verbatim statements expressed vocally?
@Barmar, Re "I can't recall ever hearing someone say "sic"", well no one ever says "sic". It's almost always only used in writing.
Mar
8
comment Is “most” equivalent to “a majority of”?
@Mr.ShinyandNew安宇, Responding to the answer.. so it boils down to context.
Mar
7
comment what is the difference in usage of 'pertain' and 'appertain'?
Supporting evidence? Or, sources/citations?
Mar
3
comment What are the differences between “inverse”, “reverse”, and “converse”?
For the logic terms, see https://www.quora.com/Debate/What-is-the-difference-between-inverse-converse-op‌​posite-etc
Mar
3
comment Is “iff” considered a real word or just an abbreviation?
@MBober, This is like asking is "real estate" a real word or a legal term. Or whether "exculpatory" and "inculpatory" are real words or legal terms. Or whether "phenomena" and "noumena" are real words or science terms.
Mar
3
comment Not to Mention ≈ [Let Alone ≈ Much Less ≈ Still Less]
However it's listed as a synonym by webster. merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/let%20alone
Mar
3
comment Not to Mention ≈ [Let Alone ≈ Much Less ≈ Still Less]
So where does "never mind" fall in?
Mar
3
comment Not to Mention ≈ [Let Alone ≈ Much Less ≈ Still Less]
@Gnawme, "The weather here is gorgeous, let alone the wonderful food."? Is that even grammatical; it sounds odd.
Mar
3
comment Not to Mention ≈ [Let Alone ≈ Much Less ≈ Still Less]
There is also "≈ never mind".
Mar
3
comment What is the difference between “unfeasible” and “infeasible”?
Hmm, what country is this? The second example still sounds weird to the ears over here.
Mar
3
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Mar
3
comment “Criticism” vs. “critique”
Also on en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critique#Critique_vs_Criticism
Mar
3
comment What is the proper way of using triple dots and spaces before/after them?
There is also the ⋰ and ⋯ and ⋱, and of course the …⋰⋯⋱…
Mar
3
comment What is the proper use of [square brackets] in quotes?
@OneProton, There are several translation of the bible does this as well: AMPC‌​, AMP, EXB, and DARBY.