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31 votes
2 answers
10k views

Where does the word "totient" come from?

24 votes
6 answers
20k views

Burn up or burn down?

24 votes
7 answers
5k views

Are "traitor" and "trader" pronounced the same?

23 votes
3 answers
150k views

What are the distinctions between "authoritarian", "totalitarian", and "dictatorial"?

22 votes
9 answers
98k views

What is the opposite of "steep"?

22 votes
6 answers
46k views

"Hypocrisy is the compliment vice pays to virtue" -- what does this mean?

21 votes
5 answers
132k views

Is "a ways to go" grammatically correct?

21 votes
7 answers
38k views

Is "below par" good or bad?

21 votes
2 answers
21k views

Etymology of "here goes nothing"?

13 votes
2 answers
86k views

Can one "affect" change?

12 votes
5 answers
49k views

"like I" or "like me"?

10 votes
3 answers
2k views

Is there any common context for "enoughs"?

10 votes
1 answer
321 views

Romney claims that China likes to "flaunt the rules"

10 votes
4 answers
5k views

Is "forwent" used much?

8 votes
5 answers
13k views

"Contemporaneous" vs "simultaneous"

8 votes
3 answers
484 views

Are vowel ligatures common in any disciplines these days?

7 votes
4 answers
23k views

What is the opposite of "multitasking?"

6 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is a "bernie"?

4 votes
3 answers
170 views

Is "obscure" the same as "undocumented"?

4 votes
5 answers
2k views

A word meaning "those who are plugged in"?

4 votes
4 answers
30k views

Two octopi? What's the proper plural? [duplicate]

4 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is English becoming easier or harder to learn? [closed]

4 votes
3 answers
23k views

To "levy criticism" or to "level criticism?"

4 votes
3 answers
76k views

"Repairable" vs. "reparable" vs. "irreparable" vs. "unrepairable"

3 votes
3 answers
4k views

What does "vampiric" mean in this context? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
216 views

Use of "measles" as an interjection

2 votes
3 answers
3k views

Can "whore" mean "to hoard things"?

2 votes
2 answers
230 views

Fox News comment on Romney--"self abjination?"

2 votes
8 answers
10k views

Does "all in" mean... "tired"?

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Is the past tense correct in "Did you know Fred was a doctor?" [duplicate]