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Nov
22
comment what is the correct abbreviation for millions, billions and trillions in a financial context?
Generally, Roman numeral MM stands for 2000. Look (quickly) in movies produced this year for the date MMXIV. I have heard of M with a bar over it for (some larger amount).
Nov
21
comment Do you “inaugurate”or “launch” or “open” a new book?
Of these three choices, I would say "launch".
Nov
21
comment Do you “inaugurate”or “launch” or “open” a new book?
Certainly do not use a misspelled word inaugerate. (Unless it is a book on spelling and you want to be clever-seeming.)
Nov
15
comment The use “habit ” as an alternative to “used to”
No. Look up "habit" in a dictionary.
Nov
12
answered where does the expression “not to worry” come from?
Nov
10
comment A comma after well
If he means: We love it well, then there is no comma.
Oct
30
comment Should “listening” always be followed by the preposition “to”?
Try asking here: ell.stackexchange.com
Oct
28
comment Which is more proper “rarest” or “most rare”?
My pizza is jumboer than yours! Who would spell it jumbor??
Oct
28
comment Which is more proper “rarest” or “most rare”?
I was wondering why books said "end in vowels" and not "end in e"...
Oct
28
comment Which is more proper “rarest” or “most rare”?
For a one-syllable adjective ending in a we should add -r for the comparative?
Oct
27
comment Word for cut-the-knot style solutions
Unfortunately, people may talk about "cutting the knot" to solve a problem, without knowing the story of Alexander and the knot in Gordium.
Oct
26
answered Word for cut-the-knot style solutions
Oct
26
comment Contextual meaning of “privilege”
What inferior dictionary has only that one definition for this word?
Oct
17
comment What is an appropriate antonym for “genesis”?
"The rise and fall of Hurricane Oscar"...
Oct
2
comment Dynamicality from Dynamic?
Even if no one used the word before, if you and your reader both understand what you mean by it ... go ahead! dynamicality is probably better than dynamicity
Sep
16
comment Is “Even I too.” a valid sentence?
Maybe in some places that response would be used. But not here where I live. We would say "Me, too".
Sep
9
comment What is the meaning of “sticks” as a measurement unit?
I think Andrew found the answer. "Stick" is a translation for some Greek word.
Sep
9
comment What word describes the opposite of 'elevated'?
I agree with depressed.
Sep
1
comment Difference between “would have + past participle” and “would + bare infinitive” in the main clause of a past subjunctive sentence
"your father would have been upset" ... this upset (if it happened) is some time in the past. "your father would be upset" ... this upset (if it happens) is now, or maybe even in the future.
Sep
1
comment Adverb for “multiple”
That (multiply typed) seems fine to me.