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Why is Santa Claus a man but Santa Maria a woman?

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What's wrong with "stupider"?

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What's the difference between "on the contrary" and "in contrast"

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what does "falling into the pit of success" mean?

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'-gate' as a suffix to coin words related to scandals and corruption cases

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Feminine equivalent for Casanova

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Why do we call an instruction book a "Manual"?

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Why is “a” necessary before "Mr. X" and "Mrs. Y"?

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Does hillbilly slang fall under a type of English language and if not, what is it called?

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Usage of double dots (..) Is it formal?

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Word for a person at a company who is in charge of my data

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What's a better word for "hugbox"?

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A text has an introduction, a body, and a ...?

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"Style Cream": what is it?

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What is the synonym/antonym for "feminist"/"feminism"?

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What's the difference between a "racist" and a "racially sensitive" remark?

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Is there a different understanding of "rubber" in British and American English?

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single word for 'Hospital' and 'Clinic'

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English word for a decorated opening letter

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Using "with" without an object pronoun?

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What's the difference between an -ing noun and a real noun

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Word request: "proprietary currency" or "artificial money"

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What's that word meaning 'thus more strongly for X'?

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Is there a Latin term for the concept of "ad infinitum", but in reverse?

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Is “gaze de naval” English idiom, French idiom or a half-breed?

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Generic term for 'row' and 'column'

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How to write previous surname when married?

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Use of "permission" in technical writing

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What does “Watch the plain clothes” account for in terms of “Cheap liquor nationalism”?

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What does “force oneself ” mean in the sentence,“Dickens has been forcing himself. Bleak House was forced; Little Dorrit was labored”?