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How do you conjugate Early Modern English verbs (other than present tense)?

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Which definition of "atheism" is the proper usage?

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Idiom: in my neck of the woods, AmE

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Which word is used more in the UK: 'gaol' or 'jail'?

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Is "from whence" correct? Or should it be "whence"?

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Is the alleged original meaning of the phrase 'blood is thicker than water' real?

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What type of verb is "do"?

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What does poking with a stick mean?

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Pronunciation of "-thwaite"

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What were the British equivalents of Webster's dictionary and the Simplified Spelling Board that standardized spelling and usage?

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What is the meaning of "I don't need no stinking counters"?

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What does the term "kerplewy" mean?

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Citing a Shakespearean Play: What Constitutes a "Line"?

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How did 'equity' semantically broaden to mean 'common shares'?

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Noun form of verb "decline"

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Can we say that "he" and "she" are cognates?

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Is the change from "m" to "n" within the descent from O.E."æmette" to E."ant" a regular one?

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What's the origin of "Copycat"?

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What does "dire is the horseman's wheel" mean?

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Origin and meaning of "lay an egg"

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Etymology of the phrase "the whole shebang"?

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"Cut their hawsers"

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Etymology of "chain rule" (calculus)

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Etymology of 'ripped' as in 'ripped abs'

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Should the definite article 'the' be used or ignored?

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Why is the letter 'X' given importance in mathematics?

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What are fanners?

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Usage of third person form for first person

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What word can be used in place of "but" in writing or statements

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Why is endpoint a word while startpoint is not?