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B. Clay Shannon-B. Crow Raven
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What is the opposite of an epiphany?

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Why is quixotic pronounced as it is?

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Is "despatch" the British spelling for "dispatch" or is it an archaic spelling (or both)?

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Does "Yeah, No" make any sense?

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Is "deepo" an archaic spelling of "depot"?

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If "Literally" now means "Figuratively," Which Word Can Be Used for the Previous Meaning?

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What is the structure from which a sign is hung called?

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Is there a way to phonetically write English so that when read it is with a "British accent"? [closed]

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Why do we say "apologies to" when we quote someone?

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Is it really possible to be "half dead"?

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1 answer
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How is "whinge" pronounced? [closed]

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1 answer
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How are Hexadecimal Numbers pronounced? [duplicate]

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1 answer
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Is "Health" ever utilized as a rejoinder or a blessing-directive?

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How to pronounce, "Tut! Tut!"

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What is the word for vocalists singing "out of time"?

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1 answer
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Why is "lousy" pronounced like "louzy"? [duplicate]

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Is there any reason so many people abbreviate "etcetera" as "ect."? [closed]

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Is English the only language that always capitalizes "I"? [duplicate]

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Does everyone in the U.S. (and beyond?) pronounce "Buick" with the Spanish B/V, or is this a regional thing?

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If this is really accepted usage, can somebody explain its logic to me?

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Why is the Internet being considered a person now? [closed]

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Should it be "we animals" or "us animals"? [duplicate]

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When and Why did "Sooner than Later" become a thing? [closed]

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1 answer
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Was "The 'F' Word" in common usage in the 1800s?

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Last, This, and Next (days of the week) [duplicate]

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What are these types of sentences called, and am I missing any?

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Is "is" or is "are" preferred here?

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1 answer
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"Till" or "Until" that is the question [duplicate]

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Meaning of a poetic phrase (in Melville's "Misgivings") [closed]

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What did "simples" mean in the 1800s?