Ratatouille
Yes, another food thread. Yesterday I had lunch in the Petit Blanc in Oxford, part...
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More Confusion Re Bre "Fee Earner"
We recently discussed the peculiar BrEism "fee earner", which seems to be restricted...
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Definition Of "As Against"
There are dictionaries and thesaurus web pages, but most of the time if you don't...
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Collective Nouns -- Who Invents Them?
As a child I was under the impression that there were in fact very few collective...
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Meaning Of Combobulated
[link] The word combobulated appeared in a reply to my post on Channel 9. I asked...
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People Carrier
I just read on the BBC news website of a crash in Florida involving a British family...
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You Learn Something New Every Day
In an article in Wednesday's *St. Paul Pioneer Press,* "Pilots fired for S.D. landing...
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Motive?
The two most annoying things about the internet are being subjected to spam and to...
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Prepositional Phrase And Adverbial Phrase...
Hi, some websites say that an adverbial phrase is made with an adverb as its head...
Business Etiquette Situation?
I came across one etiquette test on the Internet and tried to pass it. But to tell...
District 9
AS you can imagine, South Africans like myself are very excited about the release...
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Best UK English Dictionaries
Using various standards including: + most popular + most widely used + most respected...
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Turn-Of-The-Century Reading Material
No, not this century, the last century. Anybody know what the man on the street...
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Managment Issues?
Hello, I`ve been working for about 10 years in the Middle East Area , And I`ve...
The Meaning Of "Rogue Learning"?
"But this educationsystem is still somewhat of a rogue learning, and it's not enough...
Should It Be "Inconvenience Caused" Or...
Hi All, I was releasing an announcement my company that it is as following: ITD...
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What Does "To The Extent That" Mean ?
I have seen in various places people using "to the extent that" as if it means "given...
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Question?
I am am finding difficult to ask question, can you suggest me a good website to...
Go To The Wall
A student asked me about the expression "go to the wall" in the sense of a failing...
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Don't Tell Suzy About The Rabbits, OK...
NZ bachelor on rabbit sex charge 13 August 2005 By LES KENNEDY Sydney Morning Herald...
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