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Stefan Monov
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34 votes
4 answers
17k views

Why did only English undergo the Great Vowel Shift, making pronunciation stray so far from spelling?

16 votes
3 answers
5k views

Through a Glass, Clearly / A Scanner Darkly / In a Mirror, Darkly / etc

10 votes
2 answers
2k views

How did the "double consonant to shorten vowel" thing come about? ("furry" vs. "fury")

9 votes
2 answers
7k views

"Target" vs. "destination"

6 votes
5 answers
413 views

Word for "device that provides constant doses of a liquid/dust/substance"

6 votes
1 answer
12k views

"Hover a link" vs "hover over a link" [closed]

5 votes
2 answers
3k views

"It took me all of ten minutes to find out" - what does "all of" mean?

3 votes
2 answers
4k views

"__ like so much fine china" phrase

3 votes
1 answer
181 views

Does "nails" imply painted nails? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
389 views

A translation for the Bulgarian word "колбас", less specific than "sausage"

2 votes
4 answers
342 views

Can "informatively" be used in this way (like a disclaimer)?

1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Is the phrase "ask out" used only for romantic "asking out"?

0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is this a correct usage of "which"?