Podium/Lectern
An associate of mine referred to the stand he was speaking at as a "podium." I asked...
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"Exponential Growth", "Exponentially"
I guess this is how new words supplant old ones. One of those nasty shocks like learning...
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Offshored & Bangalored
I keep hearing the term "bangalored" used in reference to offshoring globalization...
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"Self-Loving"
Every day I wake up and appear to stumble over a usage I have not seen before. Today...
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The Usage Of In And At?
Could you explain the differences between “in” and “at” in the following sentences...
I Think We've Hoed This Row Before
The other day, in listening to coverage of the California recall vote, I heard a...
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How Vulgar Is "Ass" ?
I used to think that the word "ass" was simply slang for "buttocks" - rather crude...
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Is "Lbs." Ever Accepted Usage?
As an engineer, I realize the reasoning for frowning upon expressions where an "s...
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Proper Conversation Usage?
'Cause when I called him we hadn't spoken in a week or so. or 'Cause when I called...
"Can't Help But Not"
Hi, I have a question about "can't help but not" phrases. I was talking about someone...
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How Could Anyone "Stand To" Listen To...
Hi, Would you tell me the meaning of this "stand to," underlined? I assumed it...
Refer To Tummy As "Stomach "?
Is this really a correct usage of word to say stomach instead of tummy especially...
Usage Of "Trade Out"?
Hi, I'm trying to figure out how to use the verb "trade out", here are two samples...
Hi I Was Wondering If?
Hi I was wondering if anyone could help me out with a question about when to use...
Some Words?
1.Is badly an informal word in the meaning of very much? 2.Can we use "get" in...
"WILL" Usage?
Hi. I want to ask you because I have trouble with a page that I´ve read about talking...
At Best
"Yesterday it was eighteen degrees, fourteen degrees at best." I heard this said...
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It Vs. That Vs, This?
I am always confused with these three words when speaking and writing . it , that...
Please Help Me To Correct My Essay
I have a problem in checking grammar usage in my essay. Can somebody help me? Here...
Freeware, Free Ware, Free Software?
My dictionary says "a software whose copyright holder permits anyone to use it without...