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Pekka
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39 votes
6 answers
75k views

Why is it "on *the* one hand"?

25 votes
6 answers
65k views

Is there a more fancy name for a "kitchen hole"?

24 votes
5 answers
190k views

Where does "ta!" come from?

12 votes
9 answers
3k views

What do British and American post boxes say when they don't want any advertising?

8 votes
2 answers
4k views

Is "for true" valid English?

4 votes
2 answers
3k views

What is a good alternative to "the film is set in"?

3 votes
4 answers
263 views

Was /ˈsoʊldyər/ (rather than /ˈsoʊldʒər/) still common pronunciation in England in the late 1960s?

3 votes
5 answers
276 views

"In the middle" of a time span – will "middle" work? Better ideas?

2 votes
7 answers
8k views

Is using "an idea" instead of "a good idea" good English?

2 votes
5 answers
16k views

Why is the movie named "Hot Fuzz"?

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Why do drug dealers "move" their product?

2 votes
2 answers
10k views

Can I bother someone "for" something?

1 vote
0 answers
67 views

Should I preserve spelling when quoting American English in a British English text, or vice versa? [duplicate]

1 vote
4 answers
2k views

Is there a word for a unique manufactured item?

1 vote
7 answers
804 views

Having a laptop connected to the electrical socket

1 vote
1 answer
144 views

Is there a word for a travel guide specifically for emergency situations? [closed]

0 votes
1 answer
122 views

What would you call the "neutral" variety in a range of food products?

0 votes
2 answers
110 views

Can "keep" be used as a synonym for "last" or "endure"?

0 votes
2 answers
454 views

Is "putting out an honest product" a valid phrase? [closed]