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19 votes

Is there an English equivalent for this Tamil proverb - "A painting of a bottle gourd is worthless while preparing stew"?

19 votes
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Is there such a word as "foresitter" in English? Can I use it instead of "chairman"?

5 votes

Is there a word to describe a piece of land surrounded by river(s)?

5 votes

Is there an idiom available, that is exactly opposite to "Cake walk" or "Child's play"?

4 votes

What is an official collection of laws/books/etc. called?

4 votes

Antonym for Utilitarian

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Word or idiom defining something barely functional

3 votes

Someone who can't function being out of jail

2 votes

Idiom or proverb request for describing or criticising a situation in which the lowliest dare mock a mightiest who has become old

2 votes

Idiom that means trying to save something that is beyond saving

1 vote

"Just sayin" what?

1 vote

Are there any words pronounced with an unstressed short monophthong at the end of word that are not /ə/?

1 vote

A word for: someone who is easy to talk to

1 vote

One word for "put something to a lower form/level/grade"

1 vote

What is the expression to describe that you are surrounded and have few ways to act?

1 vote

What is the term describing the condition of being oversaturated with information?

1 vote

How widespread are snow goblins?

1 vote

What do you call snow that has collected between a car body and the tire?

1 vote

Making a small 'optimization' which instead actually leads to disaster

0 votes

What to call a small, open stone or cement reservoir that supplies fresh water from a spring or other natural source?

0 votes

What are interesting and evocative words for (disgusting) throat sounds?

0 votes

What part of speech is “there” when used in “There is (blah blah)”?

0 votes

Why did English change so much between Chaucer and Shakespeare?

0 votes

Opposite of "trendy" without a negative meaning

0 votes

What is the antonym of "abjure"?

0 votes

Are there rules to determine whether a musician's title will end with “-er” or “-ist”?

-1 votes

What word is used to describe an event that will never occur?

-4 votes

What is it called when you shorten a word to only its important letters?

-4 votes

What is it called when you shorten a word to only its important letters?