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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions related to rhotic and non-rhotic accents.
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Questions about the various forms of English (not Gaelic) spoken by natives of the island of Ireland, whether part of the independent Republic of Ireland or in Northern Ireland.
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For use of the word "do." Should always be used in conjunction with the [word-usage] tag.
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A sentence that reports a question and ends with a period rather than a question mark
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For questions about the difference between "can" and "could". This tag should also be used for questions about the interchangeability of the two words in a particular context.
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the change in meaning that occurs in many words
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The relation of a word to its base. e.g. happiness and unhappy from happy (in contrast to the process of inflection). Ascertaining or stating the derivation of a word. The source, origin, descent o…
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the use of verbal inflections that allow speakers to express their attitude toward what they are saying (e.g. a statement of fact, of desire, of command, etc.).
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A sound formed by the combination of two vowel sounds in a single syllable. (From http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/diphthong)
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Questions about the compressed style of English commonly employed in newspaper headlines.
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A stative verb describes a state of being, as opposed to a dynamic verb which describes action.
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for questions about the usage and meaning of statistical terminology and the names for statistical entities in English.
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To discuss clichés: overused phrases which have lost meaning
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Questions related to Christmas.
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Conjoining contradictory terms
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Questions about softened euphemisms or misspellings of potentially offensive words and phrases, like using “gosh darn” for “God damn”.
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for questions about using two different possessive markers, like “of Bob’s” or “of mine”
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