Help! English Incomprehensible Logic ...
“speaking is a result of acquisition, not its cause" - is anybody able to explain...
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Have (Got) In British English
As far as I know, you usually can't leave out "got" after "have" in negative and...
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A New Misle?
I've tried to hunt down the AUE web page for misles to see if this is already recorded...
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Led Vs. Lead
Posted for Kevin I would like to ask a question about English In the following sentence...
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"My Name Is __."
Why is it that, in English, when we write a sentence of the form "My name is (name...
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Wordy Opaqueness - The Worst English Sentence...
What is the longest and least coherent sentence ever written and published in English...
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Stereotypes
I am to write about stereotypes in British English and Scottish English and have...
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Articles
Dear Sir/Madam, Could you please tell me where I should put the article in the following...
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Hortatory Subjunctive
What is the hortatory subjunctive? In hearings today by the House Oversight and something...
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None Of The Children Is (Or Are) In The...
A quick question (from a English verbal test book) Which of the following sentences...
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Subjunctive After 'To Ensure'?
In formal English, should the subjunctive be used after that verb, as is the case...
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Pipped (At/On/To) The Post
A history of the Sunderland Football Club at [link] uses both of the phrases "pipped...
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Catchy
"Indeed," I said. I don't think I ever said that word before. What is there about...
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WTF Is The Language And Diction Of This...
Last week, I read that James Joyce is one of the best novelists of all time, so I...
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Hurry?
I don't understand the meaning of hurry . The American Heritage Dictionary of...
Punctuation With Abbreviation Ending A...
I haven't seen any specific treatment of how to punctuate the following under Oxford...
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Boycott And Trade
Question 1: Is there a lot of people in Ireland have the last name 'Boycott'? Question...
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"Commonly Used" Or "Commonly-Used"?
I'm disagreeing with someone about the hyphen in or not in the following sentences...
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Drinking Tea
Do native speakers of English assosciate the verb drink with tea and coffee in common...
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English Sentences Acceptability Judgement
Dear All, Please help me judge the acceptability of following English sentences....
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