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Edward Tanguay
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  • Berlin, Germany
149 votes
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Which words in a title should be capitalized?

123 votes

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

103 votes
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"Compared with" vs "Compared to"—which is used when?

89 votes

When to use "If I was" vs. "If I were"?

59 votes

What is a less offensive synonym for "retarded"?

47 votes

Is there a correct gender-neutral singular pronoun ("his" vs. "her" vs. "their")?

45 votes

Which is correct: "could care less" or "couldn't care less"?

43 votes

When should I use "shall" versus "will"?

40 votes

Is it acceptable to start a sentence with “however”?

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What is the difference between "lay" and "lie"?

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How does one correctly use a semicolon?

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Are the endings "-zation" and "-sation" interchangeable?

16 votes

Is it correct to use 'Forgot password' or 'Forgotten password'

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Are both "in regards to" and "regarding to" correct?

15 votes

What is the difference between "as per" and "according to"?

14 votes

"What's wrong in/with this question?"

13 votes

What's the difference between a gerund and a participle?

8 votes

Why do some people pedantically cling to dying word forms (e.g. die, oxen)?

8 votes

"Don't got" — how common is it in American usage?

8 votes

Is "inactivate" really a word?

7 votes

I thought "spare me with ..." means "don't bother me with the details of ...". Does it?

6 votes

Shortest comprehensive sentence in English

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When is it appropriate to end a sentence in a preposition?

5 votes

How bad is the f-word, really?

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Is it really incorrect to start a sentence with "and"?

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Does the phrase "fine with me" have a negative connotation?

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Is there a more modern way to say "it's a pity"?

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Is domain-specific meaning acceptable/advisable when used in a document directed outside the domain?

4 votes

What are some of the better English reference grammars?

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Can a word be contracted twice (e.g. "I'ven't")?