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Alex B.
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Why doesn't "its" have an apostrophe?

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Data pronunciation: "dayta" or "dahta"?

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How do I pluralize a name ending in "y"?

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Why should I use "ought to"?

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"Focussed" or "focused"? Rules for doubling the last consonant when adding -ed

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It is "relating to" or "related to"?

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"Agree on" vs. "agree with" vs. "agree to"

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How is 'via' pronounced and where did these variations come from?

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What is the female equivalent for "uxorious"?

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Difference between "I haven't" and "I've not" etc

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What is the correct relative pronoun for "government"?

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Can one meet criteria, or satisfy requirements?

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"Postfix" or "suffix"?

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How do I spell the truncation 'Cas', as in 'Sports Casual/Sports Cas'?

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Is "proven" very old -fashioned?

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"Much more easy" versus "much easier"

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Is there a subtle difference between "somebody" and "someone", "anybody" and "anyone"?

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"I have to" vs. "I must"

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What is the ultimate etymology of "false"?

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What is the difference between partial and total synonyms?

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What did we gain in return for the loss of phonemic vowel length from Old English?

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How are 'marry', 'merry', and 'Mary' pronounced differently?

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What’s the geographic distribution of different pronunciations of the word "experiment"?

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difference between “increase of ” and “increase by”

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"In work" vs. "at work"

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What is the right verb for "measurement"?

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

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Is there any convention for pronouncing proper nouns?

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"The likeliest problem" vs. "the most likely problem"

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Pronunciation of "quasi-"