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Alternative to "manned" when referring to an extraterrestrial spacecraft?

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Underwater equivalent of "aerodynamic"?

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3 answers
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What does "Dis sho' am good" mean in this old advertisement?

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4 answers
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What is the origin and extent of the Indian English usage of "only" to emphasize something?

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What is the origin of the term "cooling glass" as the term for sunglasses in Indian English?

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Is there an enhancing, slangish word to put after statements, like the Norwegian slang word "ass"?

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Origin of "even you" without connotations of surprise/insult/praise? (Indian English)

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What caused bell peppers to be called capsicums in some countries?

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"Pissing it up" in British English

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2 answers
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Definitions of the word "delete" vs. public understanding of the word?

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1 answer
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Where does the [sic] go in this sentence?

4 votes
2 answers
620 views

What is a "thread" called on Q&A sites like SE?

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Word that is to "sexual orientation" as "racism" is to "race"?

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Name of this lyrical device comparing oneself to something that's described by the same word, but in another sense of the word?

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The word "doubt" as a substitute for the word "question." [duplicate]

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1 answer
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In the context of Hillary saying she "owes penance" to L.F. de Rothschild, what does "owing penance" mean?