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Pete Wilson
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12 votes

Is there a word for "one who salvages"?

10 votes
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An ambiguity problem with "the first thing you remember"

10 votes

What's the more appropriate substitution for "give a f**k/d**n/s**t"

8 votes
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What is a term for the "first" meaning of a word?

7 votes

"convey" vs. "say"

5 votes

"Scientific" versus "scientifical"

4 votes

Is it true that iambic pentameter is "natural" to English? If so, why?

4 votes

What's a good word for a "line of ink spread sideways"?

4 votes

Correct naming form (with or without "of")

4 votes

Antonym of "distributed" as in "distributed system"

4 votes

Can "intrude" be used transitively?

3 votes

Can I use two prepositions in this example, or is one better?

3 votes

Is the following sentence grammatically correct? It doesn't sound right

3 votes

How is "e.g." pluralized?

2 votes

Purchase price/cost/worth/value/… — which one?

2 votes

Is 'equivocate' a euphemism for 'lie' or can it not be about lying?

2 votes
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Is there a term for a flaw in logic?

2 votes

"...must have taken ‘after’ his daddy."

2 votes

Are there other idioms like "a stone's throw away" that both describe an activity and act as a measurement?

2 votes

"Biweekly", "bimonthly", "biannual", and "bicentennial"

2 votes

Is there a word for a person who doesn't think the rules apply to him?

2 votes

Is “Am I needing to. . . ?” grammatical?

2 votes

Are “Pick up your socks” and “Have your socks bronzed” popular expressions as the antithesis?

1 vote

Synonym needed for "teetotaler"

1 vote

Usage of comma before quotes

1 vote

Meaning of "don't ask don't tell"

1 vote

What does “them” refer to here?

1 vote

"You could do worse than [x]"

1 vote

What is a good word for "unable to be usefully applied"?

1 vote

Which one to state — "We would like to thank You" or "We thank You"