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English language lover, but not a pro.


May
19
awarded  Yearling
Jan
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
23
answered What is that feeling one gets when they are about to sneeze?
Jan
23
comment What's the name of hair left in your razor?
I use the word "hair".
Dec
24
comment On the target of “not”
They may have indeed wanted the CCTV cameras - but not set up - rather simply delivered in their boxes so that set-up could be performed later - very different meanings.
Dec
24
comment “Intense stress” vs. “high stress”
Both sound right to me.
Dec
24
comment Is there a name for this type of sculpture?
This looks like some sort of "henge".
Dec
21
answered One word synonym for “easy to follow”
Dec
21
comment What is the etymology of the word “howwa”, meaning “that thing”?
Where in the North-East?
Dec
20
comment Why does “groove” mean “take pleasure in”?
@Tim, no LPs, records, EPs, 45s, etc, etc...
Dec
20
answered Going beyond something
Dec
20
comment Term for words such as “dognitary”
yeah -- okay... I'm inclined to suggest a pun then, but only insofar as as the word with the substituted letter sounds similar to the original. I do agree that this might be stretching it though.
Dec
20
revised Term for words such as “dognitary”
added 241 characters in body
Dec
20
comment Are “should've”, “could've”, etc. valid short forms of “should have”, “could have”?
for the record in BrE I hear the /v/ more often than not.
Dec
20
answered Term for words such as “dognitary”
Dec
20
answered Are “should've”, “could've”, etc. valid short forms of “should have”, “could have”?
Dec
20
comment Is subaccount one word?
And that's the case, whether it's a hyphenated word or not.
Dec
20
awarded  Custodian
Dec
20
reviewed No Action Needed Word designating something as being representative of a whole
Dec
20
comment Why does “groove” mean “take pleasure in”?
maybe the grooves in vinyl and the associated pleasure taken from listening to said vinyl?