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Nov
18
comment Should there be a comma in “You again?”?
Related and possibly of interest: english.stackexchange.com/questions/87564/…, english.stackexchange.com/questions/4590/…, english.stackexchange.com/questions/206310/hello-comma-john, english.stackexchange.com/questions/1025/…
Nov
17
comment What does “If Machiavelli were a hacker, he'd have worked for the CSSG” mean
I'm not sure what this has to do with English Language and Usage. Looks more like Politics or something.
Nov
17
comment Easy way to explain “meet” versus “to meet” versus “meeting” versus “to meeting”
I think this is a great question, and particularly suited to the ELL site. If they close it there, you can post it here again.
Nov
7
revised Is there a slang word or phrase for someone who is always playing dirty tricks or unpleasant practical jokes on his friends and acquaintances?
Handbags are not limited to women, please don't call women "females", and also the gender of the person receiving the frog is unimportant.
Nov
5
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Words: paucity vs scarcity vs dearth
Nov
2
comment What's an evidential basis for discussing gender-neutrality of terms?
There's been a request to move this question to Meta. I support this idea, but I'm ambivalent enough to leave it to the community to decide. I think there is something to be said for having clearer standards or at least an agreement about how to make these kind of judgments.
Oct
28
comment Use of Comma with Clauses
@SrJoven Delay isn't necessarily transitive. If that were the case though, the sentence ought to be "Anna delayed, but it did not prevent the rise of the Borg."
Oct
28
revised Do submarines float?
put the answer at the top and clothed the links
Oct
20
revised “All our X” vs. “all of our X”
added alt text
Oct
20
comment What is the word for someone who doesn't appreciate their culture/heritage?
I think your terms describe the situation, but not the person, which is why others feel it does not answer the question.
Oct
14
revised “Two yellow spots on its wings” vs “a yellow spot on both wings”
added descriptive text
Oct
14
revised What is the name of the symbol used to depict 'eat and drink'?
added descriptive text
Oct
14
revised order of adjectives exceptions
added descriptive text
Oct
14
revised Present perfect continuous
removed image
Oct
14
revised Prepositions: “The confusing widgets of language”
entered descriptive text
Oct
13
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is there a passive form of “let him sleep”?
Oct
13
revised The correct usage of past tense with just
formatting
Oct
9
comment What's the subject of “There is my biscuit!” ? And how about “There is one biscuit left”?
It's not plagiarism if you wrote it.
Oct
1
revised What is a word for a man who has a lot of sexual relationships?
citations, formatting
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer