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comment A word to describe a London projects dweller
You mean to say that a dweller in a project is not called a projectile?
14h
comment Can i know what is the meaning of “Nothing Like That”?
Maybe better ask that person what he meant.
May
20
comment What is the name of a favorite springtime mushroom?
Can I also get help with my crosswords?
May
20
comment Attorney vs Lawyer
I was going to answer in the opposite way. A lawyer is an "attorney at law" but there are other types of attorney.
May
19
comment What does “throw in the fact” and “the escrow” mean?
There is a place for English language learners: ell.stackexchange.com
May
19
comment What does “throw in the fact” and “the escrow” mean?
The escrow closed = the sale has been finalized. Presumably the money or deed was received by the third party, so the deal now cannot be canceled.
May
17
comment Is “mes” an accepted plural form of “me”?
Rather than citing John Joseph Adams (the editor of the whole anthology), you should cite Paul Melko (the author of that particular short story, "Ten Sigmas").
May
17
comment What term means “place where we can learn and share knowledge"
an academy ... name comes from "The Academy", the garden where Plato taught.
May
17
comment Difference between “be promoted soon” and “soon be promoted”?
Also OK: "soon you will be promoted" and even "you soon will be promoted" or "you will be soon promoted".
May
13
comment Is this statement incorrect? “I'm a former English major”
OED does say "originally US", so maybe it is regional in that sense? Anyway, I (in the US) certainly have frequently heard it.
May
9
comment Meaning of the sentence in Drugs Act, 1940 & Rules 1945, Schedule K, Item 5
I think only a lawyer can tell you the meaning of this.
May
8
comment Word for the “life/world” outside phone calls, text messages, and the Internet?
In some cases, the opposite of "digital" is "analog".
May
5
comment Is there any English word starting with “gh” and “gh” is not pronounced as /ɡ/?
I also checked a list, and found some exceptions, but they were only fake exceptions, like GHQ.
May
4
comment Should comma be specified after “I” in case of a sentence like I myname?
"I, Charles, wrote this." Needs two commas (assuming Charles is speaking and asserting he wrote this). See apposition en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apposition
May
4
comment What does “movie/film” actually mean?
Amazon has a section like that. It is called "Movies & TV".
May
3
comment Avoiding Ignorance
"Avoid Ignorance" is a Facebook page. I guess they claim if you watch their news broadcasts you will do this.
May
1
answered In what parts of the world do “again” and “rain” rhyme?
Apr
30
comment “Arguments in each topic” or “arguments on each topic”?
arguments for each topic. arguments about each topic. arguments over each topic.
Apr
30
comment Edited vs emitted - why one t vs two t's
When you figure that out, maybe you can do clarinetist/clarinettist for us.
Apr
30
comment How should one spell the sound “eye” when creating a word?
When George Lucas invented the name Jedi, how many Americans could pronounce it correctly when they simply saw it in print?