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Andrew Cheong
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Is the word "clinic", as in a basketball clinic, a natural and "warm" choice compared to alternatives such as "camp" and "program"? [closed]

9 votes
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How did "yours truly" become a euphemism for "I" or "me"?

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A word for a relationship in which one thing (or state) must exist in order for another thing (or state) to exist

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1 answer
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What is the meaning of "sanity" in "sanity check"?

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2 answers
11k views

When to use "We" versus "I" in a professional email?

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1 answer
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Pluralizing a thing expressed by a quoted or hyphenated phrase, e.g. better-than-nothing or "better than nothing"

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Is "knocking on" an idea an idiom for dismissing the idea? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
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Is there a word for the word being described by an adjective?

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5 answers
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Is there a name for adjectives like "beautiful", "incredible", "amazing", etc.?

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3 answers
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She had more experience than I, she having [...] or her having [...]

2 votes
1 answer
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Are "wonder" and "wander" etymologically related?

2 votes
2 answers
570 views

Can "pragmatic" be used as a noun, e.g. "He was a pragmatic"?

1 vote
1 answer
113 views

How to parse this sentence by Joyce's in A Portrait of the Artist?

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1 answer
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Is it "as wonderful as them" or "as wonderful as they"? [duplicate]

1 vote
1 answer
263 views

Does the word "former" as in "former employee" shed negative light on the subject?

1 vote
3 answers
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Word describing a thing that faces all directions, or can be viewed from all directions

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A recurring but elusive observation, felt over a long period of time

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Is there another way to refer to the "proximal interphalangeal joints"?