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Sep
27
comment How does one correctly use “q.v.”?
@Alenanno, "compare" and "go to see" have quite distinct features actually... one says "compare what is just said with X" while the other says "see this link for more info on X". Completely different meaning.
Sep
26
revised Can commoner be used as an adjective? I thought it was a noun. Can we say something is commoner?
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Sep
26
answered Word for something that is emotionally charged in a way that reduces the chances of approaching the subject from an objective point-of-view?
Sep
23
comment Is “conversate” a word?
@Kosmonaut, There's a lot of claims in this post.... it'd've been good if there are some citations...
Sep
22
answered Proper way to cite Wikipedia according to the Chicago Manual of Style?
Sep
21
comment Use of the word sat vs sitting
Hmm, but what other ways can the active voice be removed from the sentence "I would rather be sitting in the pub drinking a beer"?
Sep
21
comment What does “I'm game” mean and what's its correct usage?
@KristinaLopez, A contraction of "gamy"?
Sep
21
comment What does “I'm game” mean and what's its correct usage?
What does "I'm down" mean?
Sep
19
comment “We have” vs. “we have that”
Continuation at math.stackexchange.com/q/447697/13733
Sep
19
comment Is “means” plural or singular?
@user1951, Is "mean" an acceptable singular for "means"?
Sep
8
comment In the cards or on the cards?
Also english.stackexchange.com/questions/237580/…
Sep
3
comment What does “had had” mean? How does this differ from “had”?
@ShreevatsaR, There're more examples at english.stackexchange.com/a/108336/8278
Sep
1
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/…
Sep
1
comment What does “it takes a tough man to make a tender chicken” mean?
Uhh, citation needed?
Aug
31
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Aug
31
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
27
revised Man-hour vs. person-hour? Is the former now considered politically incorrect?
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Aug
26
comment What should be the proper reply for thanks?
@Maverick, It's still odd, like very odd. malaria.... are you from India?
Aug
26
comment How do native English speakers respond to “Thank you”?
Context: Why you shouldn't say you're welcome.......
Aug
26
comment How do native English speakers respond to “Thank you”?
See english.stackexchange.com/questions/146671/…