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76 votes

How many spaces should come after a period/full stop?

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Where does the phrase "dry run" come from?

42 votes

What is the purpose of using the word "why" in "why, thank you"?

33 votes

"Let's" vs. "lets": which is correct?

32 votes

Which is correct, "dataset" or "data set"?

24 votes

How are "i.e." and "e.g." pronounced?

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In which cases is a comma/period placed inside or outside of parentheses?

21 votes
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How should I use quotation marks in sections of multiline dialogue?

19 votes

When to use 'an' and when to use 'a' with words begining with 'h'?

19 votes
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How do I pluralize "horsepower?"

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

16 votes
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"Aaron is a genius boy"

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"Intents and purposes" versus "intensive purposes"

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"All of a sudden" vs. "all of the sudden"

11 votes

Is "denormalized" a word?

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"Par for the course"

10 votes

How can I practice pronouncing "Coke" so it is not mistaken for another word?

8 votes
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Synonym for "to calm"?

6 votes

Referring to oneself and another person at the start of a sentence

6 votes

Expansion and pronunciation of "Mrs"

6 votes
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Did eBay take the name from a Pig Latin word?

5 votes
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When is the present perfect tense used instead of the past tense?

5 votes

"The Midwest of the U.S."

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What does "bore down" mean?

5 votes

Our bodies' or our body's

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"Will discuss the matter" vs. "will discuss on this matter"

4 votes

In the format of A.B. Name, which is the given name and which is the family name?

3 votes

What is a less offensive synonym for "retarded"?

3 votes

What is a word called that has more than one syllable?

3 votes

Why is "ain't" not listed in dictionaries?