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Mar
31
comment What is the correct sentence? Please, help!
Why do you think you couldn't say that?
Mar
28
comment Proper typesetting guide
The mods there agreed, so I'm migrating it.
Mar
28
comment Can the verb “tend” be followed by a bare infinitive (“tend be” v.s. “tend to be”)?
This is useful information, but I'd be happier if it were incorporated into badroit's answer since this should really be a comment.
Mar
27
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What does this quote mean?
Mar
26
comment What is the origin of hyphenated or double-barreled surnames?
Please let me know if this bounces back and I don't notice it. I will ask on the other sites to see if we can find it a happy home.
Mar
26
comment Etymology of the name “Stimpson”
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a surname and not the English language.
Mar
26
comment What is the origin of surnames based on color?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about surname conventions and not the English language.
Mar
26
revised What's the similar word for Answer Sheet?
added 21 characters in body
Mar
26
comment What's the similar word for Answer Sheet?
Rather than adding filler, you should provide a more substantial answer, such as by explaining why your choice would fit the context.
Mar
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
25
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What is the origin of “wake up and smell the roses”
Mar
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What does 'Moonshots' mean?
Mar
23
revised “This box of matches is empty”
clarified what the source of confusion might possibly be
Mar
22
awarded  Notable Question
Mar
20
comment Is there a word to describe female between 'girl' and 'woman'?
Girl can be used loosely only with great care. Most women find it offensive to be referred to as 'girl'.
Mar
20
revised How can I say the Italian term “dislivello” in English?
Clarified that this was an answer and not a comment
Mar
20
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How can I say the Italian term “dislivello” in English?
Mar
20
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Word to describe someone who doesn't appreciate what another person has done for them
Mar
20
comment Which is correct sentence? Use of verb with would
I agree with @phenry that you will find some useful information in the marked duplicate. I think John Lawler's comment there is particularly interesting.
Mar
20
comment What is a word that means “a person or thing which is small yet capable of defeating big giants”?
Rather than being cutesy, try explaining why your word fits the context that is given.