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Jon Purdy
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32 votes
5 answers
20k views

Should punctuation surrounding italicised words be italicised?

26 votes
3 answers
2k views

Send, sent; end, *ent?

24 votes
4 answers
24k views

The idiom “be a thing”

23 votes
8 answers
74k views

"Maybe" versus "perhaps"

20 votes
9 answers
17k views

Is there a name for the emotional response to cuteness?

17 votes
5 answers
109k views

What is the possessive of "you guys"?

16 votes
4 answers
596 views

“Be” as an action rather than a state

9 votes
1 answer
6k views

What are the limitations on the "there + preposition" construction?

8 votes
2 answers
897 views

Substituting "do" after modals

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

How does a signature develop?

8 votes
2 answers
4k views

Name for balls of dirt made by rubbing hands

7 votes
2 answers
123 views

When did “eke toward(s)” develop?

7 votes
1 answer
1k views

Word for descriptive complimentary closes in letters

6 votes
1 answer
988 views

Who inflects "innit"?

6 votes
4 answers
1k views

Whence came the different varieties of the "long i" diphthong?

4 votes
3 answers
510 views

Is this usage of "all" considered archaic?

4 votes
5 answers
3k views

Is it a splice comma if an interjection-phrase is involved?

4 votes
1 answer
4k views

Comparative and superlative adverbs?