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16 votes
2 answers
408 views

How macabre is a graveyard?

12 votes
5 answers
1k views

Is 'contemporary' ambiguous and if so is there a better word?

7 votes
12 answers
4k views

A word or phrase for 'enemy of faith' [closed]

4 votes
6 answers
713 views

Van Gogh goes or Van Gogh coughs? Is there a commonly accepted British English pronunciation?

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

Idioms for keeping the big picture in mind while picking out the details

2 votes
4 answers
119 views

so called without the negative connotations

2 votes
1 answer
548 views

Does 'opine' have condescending connotations in the context, or is this purely my own subjective reading?

2 votes
1 answer
149 views

I'm looking for a better word than "inspirer"

1 vote
1 answer
77 views

Is there a more confrontational idiom for 'laying [or not laying]' your cards on the table'?

1 vote
0 answers
83 views

Consistency. If I write 'recognize' with a 'z' do I have to write 'characterize' with a 'z' too?

1 vote
1 answer
70 views

I'm confused on the notation. Is the following justified or inconsistent?

0 votes
1 answer
71 views

Cherry-picking -- from a bowl, a tree or a cake?

0 votes
1 answer
40 views

A stylistic question. Can I write "he was long the target of some particularly unrestrained polemics"?

0 votes
1 answer
243 views

I'm a bit unsure on correct comma placement in the following sentence. Parenthetical or not?

-1 votes
1 answer
81 views

Invocation or evocation? [closed]