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Neil Coffey
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Is there a reason the British omit the article when they "go to hospital"?

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"Man" is to "womanizer" as "woman" is to what?

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Why is "idea" sometimes pronounced as "idear"?

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What do you do when a sentence ends with a decimal?

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When are "if" and "whether" equivalent?

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What do you call an event that happens without a cause?

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Why "themselves" and "himself"

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Why do I instinctively want to use the present tense with a conditional?

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"Runtime", "run time", and "run-time"

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Usage of English definite article when referring to generic word

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"1 in 10 are" or "1 in 10 is"?

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Meaning of "native speaker of English"

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"The thing is, is that..."

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What is the plural form of "whitespace"?

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How many tenses are there in English?

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Pronunciation of GUI in British English

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Do accents still play a role in British class distinctions to the present day? How have things changed since the 1960s and Received Pronunciation?

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"flat" vs. "apartment"

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Using contracted forms ("don't", "let's") in a formal text

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Recent trends in English grammar

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What is the word used to describe a particular type of sound made with language?

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How many syllables are there in the word "fire"?

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How many tenses are there in English?

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"Elaborate" as a transitive verb?

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Part of speech for "please" followed by a verb

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What’s “maiden name” all about?

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"Would fly" versus "would have flown"

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Is it correct to change the common structure in these phrasal verbs?

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Is there a maximum number of suffixes that can be added to an English word?

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'To swiftly go' or 'to go swiftly'?

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