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Fraser Orr
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What is wrong in "Please don't pluck the flowers" and other phrases used in the Indian subcontinent?

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"Alternately" or "alternatively"

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Why do we say "try and" [verb] instead of "try to" [verb]? (E.g., "Try and call me tomorrow.")

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Idioms for saying when one's bad situation compounded with more problems

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What's the difference between a jumper, a pullover, and a sweater?

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King James Bible archaic style

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How do native speakers answer questions like "what's cooking"?

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Is "I can have cheeseburger?" really grammatically correct?

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Difference between "less" and "lesser"?

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What is an adjective that means a person that easily trusts others?

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How to differentiate "slow" VS "slowly" both as adverbs

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How do you quote a passage that has used '[sic]' mistakenly?

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Why is "xxxx doth not a yyyy make" considered valid English?

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"Speak English" vs. "speak in English"

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Understanding of -pants vs. "pants" in UK speakers

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Why did some stigmatized theophoric names survive in English?

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Is there a word similar to "condolences" that doesn't involve death?

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"at a URL" or "on a URL"?

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Meaning of "on the same page"

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That which is vulgar, obscene, or profane (title reflects contents)

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Is "premises" always plural?

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Should I write "any question" or "any questions"?

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Is 1.0 singular or plural?

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Difference between "leverage" and "utilize"

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The use of "exact same"

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What does it mean by "Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold"?

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Word for obscuring bad or immoral acts with verbiage

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When citing a French citation in the original, should the guillemets (angle quotes) be changed? What about punctuation order?

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Are all English surnames-made-first-names masculine?

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Why is “a” used here: “When a Mr. Andrews, the butler...”?

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