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J.R.
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Why does the multi-paragraph quotation rule exist?

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What is the word for always YES (100%) or always NO (0%), never in-between

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What's the English equivalent of the Japanese saying, “A fart ruins 100 days of sermons by the priest (bishop)”?

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"Sit in a chair" vs. "sit on a chair"

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Is "Just a friendly advice" grammatical?

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rule of thumb for 'however' in the middle of the sentence?

36 votes

"Covered with" vs. "covered in" vs. "covered by"

36 votes

"Eventually" vs. "finally"

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What does “10-4 ” mean?

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Is there any equivalent to this Persian proverb? "A bad or faulty item should inevitably be kept by its owner"

35 votes

What is the origin of the saying “Chop chop suey suey”?

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Is the term "you suck" always considered slang?

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Antonym for 'preaching to the choir'

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What does "you will want to" mean?

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Difference between "she cut her hair" and "she cut her hair off"?

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Is "Yankee" derogatory?

28 votes

Word for part of wooden railroad track

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Euphemism for "There's more than one way to skin a cat"

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When to choose em dash over parenthesis for parenthetical phrases?

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Cannot decide on which English chess term is correct for when a friendly pawn stands in the bishop's way

25 votes
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Difference between styles of English in technical communication

24 votes

Removal of a repeated syllable for ease of pronunciation

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Is it appropriate to add a postscript to an email?

23 votes

A word for the heart-wrenching pain of wanting someone you can't have

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What is the correct pronunciation of the word “processes”?

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What's the difference between 'fowl' and 'poultry'?

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"Rounded", "heaping" and other types of teaspoon(fuls)?

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"Napkin" vs. "tissue"

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Why can humour be dry but not wet?

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Can "wet" be used for liquids other than water?

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