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Word to describe a computer system that is more error accepting?

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What's an adjective for "pertaining to donkeys"?

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Is there a word/idiom for someone who thinks long and hard before spending money?

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What does “Anyone who is married” mean in “Anyone who is married should know that facts and logic are not always helpful to one’s cause”?

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An appropriate term for the 'contamination' of a language

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How far back in time could I travel and still be understood?

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An idiom for “striking unnecessarily hard when the opponent is already weakened”

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Tolkien and archaic English

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Non-medical or slang synonyms for female reproductive organs

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Is there a word for someone who is a regular computer user but not an expert?

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Is "best" still a superlative in "best friend", as in can you have more than one "best friend"?

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is there a replacement word for "previous of previous"?

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Sun and moon: male or female?

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What adjective would subtly state that an argument is cheap, weak or insignificant?

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A word to describe vertical and horizontal movement?

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Is there a difference between "Who necessarily do not exist" or "who do not exist necessarily"?

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Is there an enhancing, slangish word to put after statements, like the Norwegian slang word "ass"?

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Can negative numbers be called large?

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Where are all the Latin words?

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Origin of "Rose tinted glasses"?

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In what mode does Tom Bombadil sing?

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what does the preposition "up" mean in "He got beaten up by other kids in school"?

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Why does English omit diacritics on foreign names?

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Admitting a unique fixed point in math

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Is there English counterpart to Japanese proverb, 一期一会 , meaning "Cherish once -in -a-lifetime encounter"?

4 votes

How did 'up to' evolve to mean 'regardless of', in maths?

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A fitting word/description for a person who seems more mature in appearance than most people his age?

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How infrequent is “a non-zero chance”?

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What preposition does "congruent" take? "Congruent to" or "congruent with"?

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What exactly does "*popular* science" mean, and what other words are there to denote things at the boundaries of "popular science"