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Q&A Why "me too" and not "I too"?

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A What's the difference between "in doing so" and "by doing so"?

2 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by sinneddennis‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by gmcgath‭

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Q&A English dialects and he/she versus it

2 answers  ·  posted 4mo ago by tommi‭  ·  edited 4mo ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Calling another by name when one is exasperated

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by r~~‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A Modern English words originating in Norman

1 answer  ·  posted 8mo ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 8mo ago by dsr‭

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Q&A What is "Charter change bill" in English?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 12mo ago by mcalex‭

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Q&A What should I use instead of `have` in present perfect tense?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Cereal Nommer‭

Question English grammar
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Q&A Does using plural form for singular object make sense?

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

Question English pronouns
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Q&A What is the difference between a guild and a lodge?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by gmcgath‭

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Q&A How did “-able” semantically shift to mean “requiring”?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 1y ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A How tan pronounced?

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A Is it correct to use `Had I had it?`

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A How did "as" amass all its confusing "broad and vague meanings"?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A Why are service or maintenance contracts called 'warranties', when they aren't Legal Warranties?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

Question etymology English
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Q&A Expound and simplify the "semantic progression" behind "must"?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A 'Caution' and 'cautious' with ʃ or ʒ?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A How does backwardation semantically relate to "backward"?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by tommi‭

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Q&A "Us neither" - Is it valid?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Why does the dollar sign precede the number in English?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by tommi‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A Order of pronouns

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Severus Snape‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Severus Snape‭

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Q&A Why is my Danglish pronunciation much better than Danish?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by tommi‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jordan‭

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Q&A Why word future events in the present?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A What semantic notions underlie 'privity' with 'privity of contract'?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How did 'equity' semantically shift to mean 'Assets — Liabilities'?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A Etymology of "son of a gun"

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by hkotsubo‭

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Q&A Why are there different suffixes for people of different countries in English?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Harel13‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Moshi‭

Question English suffix
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Q&A What is "these gentry" in Marxist writing?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A Why is “timbre” pronounced “tamber”?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by user8078‭

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Q&A Does English support three-word contractions?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by shpielmeister‭

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Q&A When do you use 'whom'?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by msh210‭

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