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Questions tagged [shorthand]

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When is it appropriate to refer to a pickle slice as a pickle?

For example, you may say "No pickles" on a burger order but if a pickle must strictly mean an intact pickled cucumber, then you could never ask for "No pickles" as no common burger has multiple whole ...
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Similarity between future perfect and future perfect continuous

I had an assignment given before some days. I tried to do it and got some answers right, but it was not satisfactory. Can you tell me the similarity between future perfect and future perfect ...
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Understanding Latin abbreviations in Papers and the Such

Preface: I have begun reading over some of the documents from the Vatican II council to familiarise myself with the material for when I talk with people that I know that are catholic, and I am having ...
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Consider as one

Is it correct to say "all files are considered as one" as a synonym for "all files are considered as if they were one"? Edit: As for the requested context: There is a software system that processes ...
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What's the shorthand for “What would you like to be called?”?

Full Name: Robert Smith What you would like to be called: Bob What's a clear shorthand for "What you would like to be called"? The context is a personal information form.
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In “Member Berries”, is “member” just short for “remember”?

I enjoy watching South Park on current events. In its tense twentieth season, Member Berries play a crucial role. While I’m afraid of not grasping the overarching concept entirely, I’d like this ...
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Short form of word “available”

Is there a short form for word Available as in qty for Quantity? I do not even think that "short from" is the right word for what I'm after. If that's so then what is this form called? Shorthand maybe?...
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You just pulled a

I'm writing a paper about a book. In the the book there is a character named Johnny,and Johnny is very stupid. For fun let's say my friend did something stupid, and I said, "You just pulled a Johnny!"...
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Page range abbreviation “pp.164–71” — a typo or a common shorthand? [closed]

I have to translate the following sentence into French: Scrapers and abrasives are used to prepare the surface of a workpiece before a finish (pp.164–71) is applied. I believe there is a mistake ...
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Faced Error or Error Faced

I want to make the following sentence short by removing we. Please help me which one is correct form. The error we faced is "Sorry, you have exceeded the maximum allowed databases." Option 1 : The ...
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Meaning and acceptability of “One fifty” when speaking of dollars

I was watching Errol Morris' ‘11 Excellent Reasons Not to Vote?’. At some point, the dialog goes this way: ― If I could sell my vote, I probably would. ― How much? ― How much? Psssh... ...
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How do I write certain IPA sounds using Gregg Shorthand? [closed]

Migrated: https://linguistics.stackexchange.com/questions/2752/help-me-convert-the-english-phonetic-alphabet-to-gregg-shorthand#comment7397_2752 I've found a several descriptive images of the various ...