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Jul
28
revised “Normalization” vs. “canonicalization”
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Jul
28
comment “Normalization” vs. “canonicalization”
@Ray That's not a bad way to think of it. I will edit with an example.
Jul
28
answered “Normalization” vs. “canonicalization”
Jul
28
revised Simple word related to “a group of intellectuals” or “a group of smart learners”
rephrased to remove gratutitous ellipses
Jul
28
revised Simple word related to “a group of intellectuals” or “a group of smart learners”
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Jul
28
revised Simple word related to “a group of intellectuals” or “a group of smart learners”
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Jul
28
revised Simple word related to “a group of intellectuals” or “a group of smart learners”
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Jul
28
revised Simple word related to “a group of intellectuals” or “a group of smart learners”
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Jul
28
revised Simple word related to “a group of intellectuals” or “a group of smart learners”
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Jul
28
revised What did Old English writing (letters and formatting) typically look like?
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Jul
28
revised Is there an English phrase for an inability to actually *leave* already?
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Jul
28
revised Do most languages need more space than English?
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Jul
28
comment Where did “elbow grease” come from?
I remembered this question when I finally unpacked my books. It is not in my Word Origins book, and my Chambers gives what we already learned: "elbow grease, 1672, in Andrew Marvell's writings"
Jul
28
revised Where did “elbow grease” come from?
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Jul
27
revised Why is the right jack in cribbage also called “his Knobs”?
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Jul
27
revised Why is the right jack in cribbage also called “his Knobs”?
Reworded the rewording
Jul
27
revised “Anxious to” versus “eager to”
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Jul
27
comment Why is the right jack in cribbage also called “his Knobs”?
So you think the points came first, then the names?
Jul
27
comment Why is the right jack in cribbage also called “his Knobs”?
Why "heels" for the flip card but "nob" for the card in hand then?
Jul
27
revised Do 'whether' and 'either' go together?
corrected typo and neatened formatting