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How do you quote a passage that has used '[sic]' mistakenly?

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What is the correct way to use infinitive after the verb "help": with or without "to"?

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"This question has been asked at Stack Overflow" vs. "on Stack Overflow"

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Similes and Metaphors - are similes a subset of metaphors?

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What is etymology of the term "right up the Wazoo"?

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What is the "explicit"'s equivalent of "imply"?

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Why don't English nouns have grammatical gender?

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What are: province, territory, protectorate, state...?

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What is the difference between "emoji" and "emoticon"?

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"What needs to be done" vs "What is needed to be done"

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How do you understand "I have to change my file names"?

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Alternatives to "computationally expensive"?

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"Y'all" or "ya'll"?

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"It could/might/may be funny" — what is the correct usage?

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Option vs. Optional

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How dangerous is the acceptance of common usage on traditional English?

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What does this quote/excerpt mean?

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"You took... and you..."

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"How can X be" vs. "how does X can be"

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Are prepositions fixed for words?

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Usage of 'realize'

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Are there sentences in languages which use grammatical gender that lose meaning when translated into English?

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"In the middle" of a time span – will "middle" work? Better ideas?

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What is the subject of a cynic called?

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What construction should I prefer with "assumed"?

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"…didn't finish…yet" versus "…haven't finished…yet"

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Should I use "make" or "makes" in the following statement?

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Naming 1, 2, 3, ... millennial celebrations

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Are the tense and syntax in this sentence correct?

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"has gone by" or "has gone bye?"