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John Lawler
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What's wrong with "I'll open you the door"?

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Why can't the word "can" be used in future tense (will can)?

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Why do we refer to computers and other machines as being up or down?

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I <verb> and am <rest of sentence>

78 votes

What is the difference between an Emperor and a King?

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Why is the subject omitted in sentences like "Thought you'd never ask"?

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Was "book" to "beek" as "foot" is to "feet"?

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Is 'Updation' a correct word?

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"None of us is" vs "None of us are", Which is Correct?

55 votes

Is the mispronunciation of foreign words especially likely in English?

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What kind of noun is 'picture'?

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"Overrode" vs "Overridden"

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Why is "whomse" not a word?

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Why "it’s turtles" not "they are turtles"

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Why do I give my pets "food" but my livestock "feed"?

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crisscross, dillydally, riffraff, etc

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Which is correct: "has died" or "died"?

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Why do we say INcomplete but UNcompleted?

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How is "æ" supposed to be pronounced?

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Equivalent of "both" when referring to three or more items?

34 votes

"On" hard drive versus "in" memory

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"Would you mind to do something?"

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Why does the 'b' in absorb change to a 'p' in absorption?

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What is a noun modifying clause?

31 votes

In the sexuality domain, are "heterosexual" and "straight" exact synonyms?

31 votes

Is "there is nowhere we can't go where we won't be recognized" a correct sentence?

31 votes

"th" in mother, father, brother— but not sister

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"Taste" is to "flavor" as "touch" and "sight" are to what?

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

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Neither do I / Nor do I / Me neither / Me either

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