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Uticensis
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Should I always use a comma after "e.g." or "i.e."?

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Is the adjective "abject" ever found with any word other than "poverty"? Does it mean something other than "very" or "utterly"?

39 votes

What's the difference between "null" and "void" in legal language?

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What does "8/7c" mean?

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"All The Best" vs "Best of Luck"

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Is there a word for a person who gives out too many extraneous details?

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"When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?"

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Difference between 'obliterate' and 'eliminate'

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What is the origin and history of the word "motherf---er"?

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What is the definition and origin of "imba"?

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What is the pejorative for people who only practice their faith while at the place of worship?

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What single word describes the ability to think analytically?

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Why do we call our lovers "baby"?

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What would you (negatively) call a person who insists on repaying even a small amount of money?

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Evolution of the meaning of "to dwell"

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What is the word for an action that is "considered to be frowned upon"?

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What are exchanges like "How are you," "I'm fine," and "See you later" called?

12 votes

Is there a word for "clever fool?"

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Why aren’t all grains called “grains”?

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Can someone help me understand this quote about love?

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What does "There but for the grace of God — goes God." mean?

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What does it mean to call something Leviathan in comparison to others?

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What's the difference between “bucket” and “pail”?

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What's a word that suggests having very long ears?

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What's the meaning of the phrase "take a stand on"?

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What's the difference between "overlook", "ignore" and "neglect"?

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Where does the term "Smurfing" come from?

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What's the difference between an "aphorism" and a "maxim"?

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Would you say "it's impolite" to your kids?

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Using "run" as a noun