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awarded  Explainer
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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Necromancer
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accepted Plurals of “infimum” and “supremum”
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comment Plurals of “infimum” and “supremum”
@Peter: make this an answer so I can accept it :). ngrams is a great tool that I hadn't thought of using.
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comment Plurals of “infimum” and “supremum”
Also, the asymmetry between the two seems implausible.
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comment Plurals of “infimum” and “supremum”
Okay, but how do you know Wiktionary is correct here? It doesn't appear to cite any sources.
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asked Plurals of “infimum” and “supremum”
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comment What would you call a person who doesn't want to learn anything new?
Isn't it spelled closed-minded?
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awarded  Scholar
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accepted English “whole” and Greek “holos”
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comment Is there a shorter alternative for “Enjoy your meal”?
The Mexican Spanish version is apparently "buen provecho".
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awarded  Student
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answered Do you have English counterpart to “To ask a question is a shame of a moment. Not to ask the question is a shame for whole life”?
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comment English “whole” and Greek “holos”
+1 for the great answer. I wish I could also give you another +1 for the link to etymonline.com !
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asked English “whole” and Greek “holos”
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awarded  Commentator
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comment Using a comma before “but”
For the record: "For years I have followed her advice, but sometimes..." would have been completely correct.
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answered Using a comma before “but”
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comment “At various occasions” versus “on various occasions”
@snumpy: Ah, good catch! I've edited to (hopefully) make this more clear.