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Early Modern English was used from the late 15th century to the mid to late 17th century.
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Questions related to the English language as it is spoken and written across the Indian Subcontinent in the South-Asian countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka…
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Vowels sounds in English.
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Questions about words borrowed by English from another language.
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Questions about coordinating conjunctions, such as “and”, “but”, “or”, “nor”, and “so”.
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concerned with the usage of the glyphs ( and ), known as parentheses (singular parenthesis) in American English and as brackets in British English.
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Questions about the part of speech governed by prepositions and active transitive verbs.
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Questions regarding morphemes (smallest semantically meaningful units in a language) such as words, affixes, parts of speech, intonation/stress, or implied context.
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Countable nouns can be modified by a quantity.
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A compound adjective is when two or more adjectives are combined to modify a noun. In many instances, such compounds are hyphenated.
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Questions related to the use of the colon (":") in English.
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Questions about kinship terms (words for family members).
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Questions relating to the English Language usage when referring to dates
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Questions about the present-participle form of verbs.
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A figure of speech is figurative language in the form of a single word or phrase.
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The position of an adverb often depends on the kind of adverb (manner, place, time, degree) and if the word being modified is a verb or an adjective.
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Questions dealing with Old English, i.e. the language of the Anglo-Saxons up to about 1150.
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The distinction between subject and object forms of pronouns. For questions about upper- and lowercase, use the tag "capitalization".
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Parallelism is about balancing similar words, phrases, or clauses identified by similarity in its grammatical structure. The application of parallelism in sentence construction can sometimes improv…
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Questions about redundant constructions, pleonasms, etc.
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Questions pertaining to logical constructs
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An attributive noun, also called a noun adjunct, refers to a noun placed before another noun to modify it, like "dog" in "dog catcher" and "dog food", "heart" in "heart surgery", "running" in "running…
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Questions related to academic English or English for academic purposes, i.e. the English used in higher education.
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for questions about the agreement between the tenses of verbs in related clauses or sentences.
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For questions about the usage, role, history, and lack of grammatical gender in English.
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The dash is a family of punctuation marks which are not part of a word, but resemble long hyphens in appearance.
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For questions about the words used in a song. Use with another appropriate tag, such as [meaning]. Note that questions asking to identify the lyrics in a song are off topic, as are questions about lit…
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for questions about English as it is used in our own day and times. This differs from the more general Modern English by being more restricted.
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For questions related to natural spoken conversations. Please use the dialogue tag for authored or scripted conversations
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For questions about style manuals. Style manuals are resources for writers that indicate precedents and recommend formatting consistency.
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Questions about the differences between "gerunds", formed with *-ing*, and infinitives, formed with *to*.
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The style and appearance of printed matter. The art or procedure of arranging type.
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Derivational morphology is where a word is prefixed or suffixed to make a new word.
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Questions or inquiries relating to nouns that refer to a group as a whole.
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Questions about writing letters (that is, a written communication between people, not the writing of individual alphabetic characters).
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Pronunciation characteristics of a certain individual, location, or nation. Generally does NOT include learning to speak with various accents or identifying accents. Use [diacritics] instead for ques…
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