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Feb
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asked Does the difference between an adjective and an adverb ever disambiguate?
Nov
29
asked Sam Weller in The Pickwick Papers: What accent is Dickens portraying?
Feb
29
answered Mass nouns and counts nouns. Does getting it wrong ever matter?
Dec
7
asked Why did “insofar” become a word, not “insofaras”?
Aug
8
answered What do you call the process immediately after peeing?
Aug
8
asked If I help “evacuate” a building, what am I doing to the people?
Jun
14
asked How does a word come to have two completely opposite meanings?
Nov
30
answered What words are commonly mispronounced by literate people who read them before they heard them?
Oct
29
asked Words with roots from different languages
Oct
6
asked Descriptivism and widespread misspelling
Oct
4
asked How to refer to “mainland Europe”
Oct
1
asked Is there a historical trend towards shorter sentences?
Oct
1
asked Whose usage determines correctness?
Sep
8
answered Which is correct: “what if there was” or “what if there were”?
Sep
7
answered What are some examples of awkward sounding but grammatically correct sentences?
Sep
4
asked Plurals of foreign words
Sep
4
asked Naïve, naïf, naïvety, naïveté
Sep
4
answered Are there sentences in languages which use grammatical gender that lose meaning when translated into English?
Sep
3
asked Examples of different roots (and different meanings) coming to be spelled the same
Sep
2
answered What does “graduate applicant” mean?