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Jay
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When is my son's first birthday?

42 votes
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Is there a season's greeting for Halloween?

42 votes

Is there a correct gender-neutral singular pronoun ("his" vs. "her" vs. "their")?

40 votes

Compressed vs. zipped

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"I and someone", "me and someone" or "I and someone we"

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Is "solutioning" a correct word?

32 votes
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Russian speakers and "I feel myself to be ..."

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"Versus" versus "vs." in writing

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Is it ever more appropriate to use "cognizant" over "aware"?

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What do you call a disk drive that is not solid state?

25 votes

"Butcher shops" sell meat products, what is the name of a shop that sells cheese and ice cream?

24 votes

Meaning of “give a pony”

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What is the male equivalent of "mistress" in formal English?

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Difference between "greater" and "larger"

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"God's own country"

23 votes

Word for winning because the competitors were miraculously all worse

22 votes

How did phobia ever come to mean hatred?

21 votes

"Apply for" vs. "apply to"

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The difference between "take hours" and "last hours"

20 votes

Should we use "in terms of"?

20 votes

Is "audience" singular or plural?

20 votes
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"It" vs. "this"

19 votes
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Why are customers referred to as "users" in software and drug industry?

19 votes

Generic name for places like village, town and cities

19 votes

Why does legal English continue to remain archaic?

17 votes

How did 'sanction' come to have two opposite meanings?

17 votes

"proficient <in/at/with>" What is the correct usage?

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When is Christmas Eve Eve?

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How do you pronounce numbers written in different bases?

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How to abbreviate "and other things"?

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