What Does The "101" Mean In "American...
In e.g. "American History 101", what does the 101 mean, and what is the correct context...
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Gibberish (A Bit Long)
I recently had an on-line debate over the usage of the word "gibberish". I'm not...
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Meaning Of: "Err" As In "Err On The Side...
I was just wondering. Is there a definition of "err" in the dicionary that fits into...
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Would Have PP
Hi, Below is an excerpt from an American drama, "24, season 3, episode 17". To...
Merry Xmas Vs Happy Xmas
I wonder if "Merry Christmas" is something brought over by the Elizabethans and then...
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Concessions?
Hi, Help me please figure out the meaning of the word concession in this context...
Touche?
Yellow everyone! I heard this word from a Brit the other day. My question is firstly...
GRE Score?
I want to ask a question about GRE exam which might be irrelevent to this forum...
"Candle-And-Sandle"?
Does anybody know what this mean? It's something that I heard from an American...
Hyphens With Prefixes--Advanced Question...
I know the rules in Chicago Manual, etc. for using hyphens with prefixes (generally...
Are You Off For That?
Hi I watched an American tv program and one guy said to another: "You're off for...
Annoying Vs. Boring
I know that BrEng uses "boring" to mean the same thing as AmEng "annoying," but what...
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Outsourced?
Starting and running a small business—one that’s both profitable and emotionally...
Meaning Of "Out Of Order" In This Context...
Hi guys, There's a suggestion that is made to make the following paragraph better...
Dixie Dregs?
Does the phrase mean 1. the worst part of the American South, whether it refers...
? I Believe You Are The Devil ?..:)?
Hi guys, after some time I decided to translate another episode of Monk, just for...
"Ample Lunch"?
Is "ample" a proper adjective to modify a meal, in this case, lunch? So, can I say...
Abbreviation E And R?
Could anybody help me, I don't know, what could mean abbreviations E and R in an...
Under The Influence (Of)?
Recently, I had been to LA. I watched the news on the television. Not once but a...
Sport?
Hi, Could you help me, please, with understanding some sport routine. This is the...