"Maths Is ..." Or "Maths Are ..."
Being a Leftpondian, I use the colloquial abbreviation "math", which is singular...
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Salute To The Flag Of USA Was NAZI Salute
I missed an earlier thread where people inquired about the salute to the flag. I...
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Initials And Spaces
In names with initials and abbreviations, such as J. R. R. Tolkien, Mr. J. Cale,...
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[British] Royal Navy Abbreviations
I'm just re-reading John Winton's "We Joined the Navy" (pub. 1959) and there is reference...
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Infinitive Without "To"
Something in the back of my mind for some time, but I haven't really thought it out...
"Prom"
Help wanted from the American contingent here. In the pub quiz last night, we got...
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Punctuation For NB And Eg
I have just been asked to remove dots in a piece of work I have done from N.B. and...
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Acopia
As a student nurse for some reason I was given some advice in the week to write...
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"Mr.", "Mrs.", "Ms."
Do I have this right? - "Mr." (pronounced "Mister") came from "Master". - "Mrs."...
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Cin No Djinn How?
Hello: I have no idea what "cin" could mean here: (Brenda Last writing to her husband...
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"Mr." An Acronym?
I read recently that "Mr." is an acronym. How did the writer come to this conclusion...
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"Corp" In "The Apprentice"
I've noticed on the NBC program "The Apprentice" that the abbreviation "corp" is...
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The Adverb "Scholarly"
A poster whose name doesn't matter has questioned my statement that "scholarly" is...
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French Has Inches?
French has inches? I just looked at the box that my room fan came in: 14" whole-house...
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Inter Alia
Hi, I'd appreciate any clues to finding an English word abbreviation of latin "i...
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What's That Mean
Hi, Is the sentence "What's that mean?" correct? I read it often. I've been taught...
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Is There An Antonym For "Abbreviate"?
Hello, Sometimes I need to indicate that a certain abbreviation or acronym needs...
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List Or DB Of Abbreviations
Hello alt.usage.english users, I have come across the problem several times, that...
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Abbreviation Of Ounces
Good morning! I wonder what the correct abbreviation for ounces is: a) 2.7 oz b...
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Future Perfect Infinitive?
When guiding two english tourists through caves I said something like this: "There...