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When should I use an em-dash, an en-dash, and a hyphen?

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98 votes
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Why are names starting with a "J" common, while words starting with a "J" are uncommon?

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81 votes
10 answers
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Is it wrong to use the word "codes" in a programming context?

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What is the difference between "electric" and "electrical" and their usage?

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Is there a word for an object that is no longer kept for its original purpose but instead for sentimental value?

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10 answers
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A word or idiom for being offended for someone else

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5 answers
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Is there any other way you can "wax" as you do when you "wax philosophical"?

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'dynamical' vs. 'dynamic'

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6 answers
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What's the origin of the idiom "cut corners"?

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What does "Do I have to pull my forelock for you now?" mean?

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"Given that" vs. "Granted that"