Guess My Word 2?
This thread carries on the game "Guess my word." 9 letters, noun and verb. _ _...
Gender In Indo-European Languages
Unlike in English, most Indo-European languages have gendered nouns. I'm wondering...
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Finding Handedness-Neutral Wording (Left...
In times past, bias against left-handed people was conscious and acceptable. Lefties...
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Raisin Secs
I've noticed that English tends to have separate nouns for objects, such as, "grapes...
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Related Words?
Hi everbody, in the game,we write some words which are related with previos...
It Is/Was + Noun/Pronoun + Relative Clause
while reading an essay about Tibetan Art, i happened to find this sentence, but...
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Place Name Pronunciations
I can half understand why we don't say Paree, but why shouldn't English speaking...
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Can "Remain" Implement The Passive Voice...
For example, [link] and active voice.htm Asserts that you can identify the use...
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Does Lynne Truss understand what an attributive noun is? Matt
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I Changed My Phone Number.
A. I changed my phone number. B. I changed phone numbers. Google favors A over B...
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Whoever Vs. Whomever?
I came across this sentence in a text I was issued for a seminar: "Give the package...
Before Anyone Jumps Down My
Before anyone jumps down my throat, let me clarify that I'm not, in this post, referring...
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ON TOPIC: "Conversate"
What's the deal with the word? IS it a word? Rappers sure seem to think so. What...
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1St, 2Nd 3Rd Person?
I, You and we, which is 1st, 2nd and then 3rd person noun or pronoun?
Adjectives Following Nouns In English
"After the 1st of March there will be no sunsets earlier than 6:00 PM." The adjective...
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"The + Singular" When Talking Generally...
Hello guys. When "the + singular" is a subject of a sentence, it can be a general...
Can 'More Better' Be Correct?
I had a squabble with my GF over this. The other day at lunch, she asked if, having...
Noun On First Syllable; Verb On Second
Is there any concise name for words that are nouns or adjectives when the accent...
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Horse Meat
Again let me ask a question about the smell of ... of horse said as a mass noun or...
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To Reclude
I recently wanted to make a verb related to the noun "recluse", to mean what a recluse...
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