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Jul
14
comment What is the Pluto equivalent of geocentric?
@HotLicks according to english.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic, applicable questions include "Word choice and usage". Wouldn't that apply here?
Jul
14
comment What is the Pluto equivalent of geocentric?
Do not understand @HotLicks and TimRomano responses. Seems like a perfectly valid question. Upvoted.
Nov
29
comment What is the proper way to write the plural of a single letter? (another apostrophe question)
The Canadian Government's "style manual" also lists some other cases where the apostrophe can be used. btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/…
Jun
4
comment Why is 'forty' spelled without a 'u' in Canadian/British English?
Oops. Yes, it was a typo heh.
Jun
3
comment Why is 'forty' spelled without a 'u' in Canadian/British English?
On a similar vein, I (and other Eastern Canadains / Ontarians) swear that we learned to spell dilemma as 'dilemna'. It wasn't until Michael Pollan's book came out that I realised the error of my ways.
May
24
comment Why is 'forty' spelled without a 'u' in Canadian/British English?
Thanks :) This is just the type of answer I was looking for.
May
24
comment Why is 'forty' spelled without a 'u' in Canadian/British English?
@Kosmonaut If you can post an answer from OED I think that's more useful than depending on QuizMonster's answer from another site. That person doesn't cite any actual references.
May
13
comment What is the proper way to write the plural of a single letter? (another apostrophe question)
Thanks for the link, Bogdan.
May
13
comment What is the proper way to write the plural of a single letter? (another apostrophe question)
And my Chicago Manual of Style sits in the basement of my parent's house about 4000km away. Thanks! :)
May
13
comment Is there a difference between “disc” and “disk” for naming digital storage media?
Where else but on a StackExchange site could you have access to information like that? :)