Robin Bignall
Robin gave me instructions on how to use his computer, I hope they work. He slipped...
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The Monty Hall Problem Encore
I recently read "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" by Mark Haddon...
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Wallah-Wallah Bing-Bang
Has the use of "wallah" to mean "voila" spread to print, or is it strictly an internet...
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A Newt By Any Other Name...
Hello, I'm interested in how words have evolved over the centuries, taking on new...
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Contrasting Words
I'm happy I found this group - please help me! English is a second language for me...
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English Brainpower Requirements
Speaking Chinese may take more brainpower than speaking English, a study suggests...
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'Used To' With Adverbs
Is it okay to use 'used to' with adverbs like always / never / often / sometimes...
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What Was That Weird And Funny Pseudo-Language...
I'm looking for a lead on that strange, jokey pseudo-language that was invented by...
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Screenwriting Agents (?) In UK...?
I would love nothing more than to fly to Los Angeles and try sending some of my screenplays...
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Looking For English Words Of Noneuropean...
Hello, Most English words have European origin: specifically, from Germanic, French...
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Internet Chat And The Devolution Of Language
I'm researching a project on real-time written communication (AIM, ICQ, etc.) and...
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Admonish?
I didn't know until now that there are 2 almost conflicting meanings for the word...
Improving My English
What must I be reading in order to improve my written english? On occassion, and...
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'Neanderthal' As An Insult
Another post inspired by recent political events in Washington, DC. A United States...
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A Kind Request For English Nonce-Words...
Guys, I'm writing my MA thesis about novel formations (so-called nonce words) in...
What Do You Call This Kind Of Teacher...
I have another question for you. This is something I've been wondering about for...
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Consortium
I'm listening at the moment to CBC Radio 2, via the Internet excellent station and...
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"Subjectional" Debate
I have been embroiled in a debate about the so-called word "subjectional." I contend...
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English Legal Sentence Giving This Meaning...
Hi everybody New comer I was searching for a legal sentence that would render...
Usage Of Articles?
Question 1. I found the following example sentence in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary...