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Steven Littman
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The meaning of leaving someone back [ in American English ]

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When is an event so old that the phrase "the other day" no longer applies?

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Term for words like "Hanky-Panky"

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Is there a name for the abbreviated syntax used in signs etc?

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What is a British biscuit called in America? A cookie? A cracker?

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How do "augment" and "increase" differ?

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What does the title "Man Friday" mean?

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Synonym for tsunami

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Is there an equivalent to "agnate" for the maternal line?

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Term for "Ultimate Parent" or "Ultimate Ancestor"

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What do you call excessive snow?

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What should be the opposite of "going out"

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How to ask politely for the caller's name on a phone call

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Why 'prefecture' for Japanese administration areas?

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Future Tense of Modal Verbs

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Is this statement incorrect? "I'm a former English major"

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Why is Puerto Rico typically pronounced like "Porda Rico" by many English speakers?

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"[ball]park" in AmEng vernacular

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What do you call the area or place where employees clock in or out?

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Capitalisation of uncle and aunt in phrases like 'your U/uncle Bill'

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what is the difference between accumulate and cumulate?

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Seeking Generic Word: Place where opponents fight

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Is there any relation between the meanings of the word "cataract"?

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I'm from New York(mumbai)

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Is it acceptable to say "fed up OF" - surely it should be "fed up WITH" or "bored WITH something" rather than "bored OF something"?

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How do I express "clockwisality"?

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How can I pinpoint whether a sentence is a run-on?

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The meaning of 0% and 100% as opposed to other percentages?

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Word meaning "not preferred" - not antonym

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Should've [came] vs [come]