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14 votes

Capitalizing a Figure

13 votes

Is there a term to describe an event which happens every 18 months?

9 votes

Why do we not include a possessive in "thank you for coming", and include one in "thank you for *your* kindness"?

9 votes
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Literal meaning of "to give a run for someone's money"

9 votes

Meaning of "hail to the king"

9 votes

What is the plural of "BlackBerry" (as in the handheld device)

7 votes

Has English adopted any common morphemes from languages that are not Greek, Latin, or French?

6 votes
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Inverse word order

6 votes

Where did "elbow grease" come from?

5 votes
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Do all syllables belong to open syllable or closed syllable?

3 votes

Is there any difference in meaning between "She is not around" and "She is not here"?

3 votes
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What can I call the two possible directions on a line (as a category)?

3 votes

Why The New York Times no longer capitalizes "E-mail"

3 votes
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A "Decadent" Cheesecake?

2 votes

Is there a word that means "Refinement of knowledge over time"?

2 votes

"Cleats" vs. "soccer shoes"

2 votes

Meaning of some sentences from sports pages of newspapers

2 votes

What's an antonym for "tyranny"?

2 votes

What do you call words that look like a negation but are not?

2 votes

A word for a joke so poorly told and so unfunny that one cannot help but laugh

2 votes

I can't get no satisfaction? really?

2 votes

Is there a single noun, preferably not a gerund, for the act of exceeding or surpassing?

1 vote

"Who wrote ... ?" or "Who did write ... ?"

1 vote

What is the term when fixing one issue positively impacts other issues?

1 vote

"All rooms" versus "all the rooms"

1 vote

Is the word "all" implied by this question?

1 vote

What is the story behind the phrase 'as it were'? Where did it come from?