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TRomano
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Who decides how a foreign name should be transliterated and why do such transliterations change over the decades?

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In the American regionalism "Put 'er there, pardner!" why is the hand a she?

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modern English kennings [closed]

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how did the word CHARLATAN make its way into English [closed]

2 votes
1 answer
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Do lexicographers have a formal term for Insta-cant

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1 answer
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Important to learn is this stuff

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1 answer
238 views

Can "I'm springing" ever really have a present continuous meaning relating to a single spring?

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indefinite article plus proper name in organizational (i.e. business or bureaucracy) contexts

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What's going on with *nuthin' doin'*?

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is this temporal phrase with and/or ambiguous

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to be ended up, to be arrived: regionalism?

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Why did a chicken cross a road? [closed]

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the water's edge [closed]