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Daniel Harbour
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Does "renege" have any racial overtones, or is it otherwise offensive?

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"Instable" or "unstable"?

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What are the components of a word called?

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When to use "lives" as a plural of life?

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Does the word "master" denote masculinity?

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Why Abraham and not Avraham?

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Can I say "a brown and a black horses" when referring to two horses?

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What do "a sort of moral attention" and "riotous excursions" mean in this quote from the Great Gatsby?

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Why drop the “i” in “explanation”?

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"Than I" or "Than Myself"

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"Its" as a Possessive Pronoun

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Why is "str" sometimes pronounced as "shtr"?

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What is the correct spelling of the Arabic name سعد in English?

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"Irrelevant for" vs. "irrelevant to"

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I thought blah blah blah, and I was right. Is the comma correct?

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"I couldn't but laugh" - correct or not?

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Is 'times it by' or 'minus it by' correct?

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A noun adjunct / the possessive case

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Was "book" to "beek" as "foot" is to "feet"?

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Why is the plural form of "life" "lives", while the plural form of "still life" is "still lifes"?

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When does "e" at the end of a noun change it to a verb?

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Term for convincing yourself words are spelled incorrectly?

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Is ‘then’ of ‘now and then’ past or future?

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Can all question words be followed by "the hell"?

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Less colloquial version of "(X), never mind (Y)"?

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How to avoid ambiguous wording: "Each has the same number of each type of flower"

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What does the term 'fatal conceit' mean in this instance?

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Is the expression “Be flattered that” right? Couldn’t it be “Be flattered to do sth.”?

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How to use "used to use"?

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Is it grammatically correct to change tense in a sentence?