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Feb
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comment What is the word that describes the group mentality against changing the status quo?
This was the word I thought of when I read the question. Luddite has grown into a meaning that includes being against progress or change, i.e., maintaining the status quo.
Jan
15
comment What's the origin of “lit”?
Is the young intelligent Black male you? (In case anyone wants clarification from the source)
Jan
7
comment Is “now” a “preposition”?
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Jan
7
comment The usage of “conversion”
Related: What is meant by "sth"?
Jan
4
comment Word for be in sync with or matching with?
Why is "in sync with" not the right answer?
Dec
30
comment English word for Norwegian “skaresnø” - snow with a hard crust
I don't think we have a particular word for it, although where I live we'd call it crusted or glazed snow.
Dec
30
comment Word for a woman who can be mistaken as a transexual.
Do you mean transsexual or transgender?
Dec
29
comment Single word for old and many-times-seen content
@Mitch He explained the particular context in the body of the question.
Dec
29
comment What is the word for a person who delegates their vote?
From the context in your question, I don't think you are looking for an antonym. You seem to be looking for the word for a person who delegates their vote (a delegator, as you have suggested) in contrast to the person to whom votes are delegated (which is what the noun delegate describes). I have edited your question to reflect that. You may rollback the edit if that was not your intent.
Dec
26
comment Why “a UAE offical” and not “an UAE official”?
@Edwin Thanks for the note on the downvote. I left my answer because the question is a duplicate of both the canonical indefinite article and indefinite article before acronyms questions and I wanted to make sure the OP understood why both those posts were linked here (as well as the particular other duplicate that I included).
Dec
25
comment Why “a UAE offical” and not “an UAE official”?
I added the "uniform" question as a duplicate because it is very similar, even though it is itself a duplicate of the canonical "a/an" question.
Dec
23
comment Why is Saturday “day of Saturn”?
Because the day of Frey is the day before Saturn's day.
Dec
22
comment What is the origin of the phrase “Eastern Seaboard”?
@TomAu Thank you,
Dec
22
comment What is the origin of the phrase “Eastern Seaboard”?
You're claiming that Maine doesn't face the Atlantic? As a native of the state, I'd like to point out that we have more coastline than California.
Dec
20
comment What is the English word for the role of a person who betrays his master's attitudes?
I'm not sure if I understand completely. Is the implication that you can judge a master by his minions?
Dec
20
comment Much and many: the opposite of less - fewer debate?
@David I didn't ask what they mean. In fact, I defined it in my question. I'm asking about usage.
Dec
20
comment Much and many: the opposite of less - fewer debate?
Continuous = noncount, discrete = count, if that helps. Different words, same concept. Comes from a math background. This doesn't answer my question though.
Dec
20
comment Is “Am I needing to. . . ?” grammatical?
Of English grammar.
Dec
20
comment Is “Am I needing to. . . ?” grammatical?
I think that there are books on grammar that are considered authoritative sources of information. There is an entire field of study dedicated to studying various English grammars. I don't think it can be argued that this is a personal opinion.
Dec
20
comment What is a word meaning or having to do with “a love of fighting”?
Please cite the source of your definition.