UK Gearboxes
My question is not strictly on usage.english, but rather about english.gearboxes...
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'Ing' Form Of 'To Stymie' (& Do Any Other...
'stimying', 'stymieing', 'stymying' == For the 'ing' form of the verb 'to stymie...
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Kirshenbaum Vs. SAMPA Vs. Unicode
Greetings. Is there a particular preference on alt.usage.english, sci.lang, and other...
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Whup His Ass And Wail On His Head
"Wail on his head" seems to be a fairly rare American expression (only a few googlehits...
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Use Of The Word "Artiste" In Ireland
Dear all, I've been reading Dubliners , and Joyce is fond of the word "artiste"....
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Request For Information Of The Word "Heaven...
Hi All, According to the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary, the word "heaven...
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With Regards / Regarding Etc.
Do you consider the following sentence to be good English in modern usage? Regards...
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Thou, You And The Great Vowel Shift
I'd always been taught to read "thou" as rhyming with "cow". But my Northumbrian...
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The Use Of "But" As An Adversative Conjunction
When the word "but" is used as an adversative conjunction (I.e., I would like to...
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Why Do We Say "Come And Go" But Not "Go...
Hi there, I hope I've found the right section for my question. I wonder why people...
Names For Accounting And Law Firms
When you speak of firms like "Freehills", "Deloittes", "Allens", is the "-s" a marker...
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Few/A Few/Little/A Little?
Hallo Dear teachers, I have a problem with few/a few, little/a little. I tried...
Usage Of Stood Where Standing Seem More...
Hi! I recently encountered a somewhat strange usage of the verb (to) stand. I first...
Participles: Mystery Or Enigma?
Actually I was looking for the Association of Underwater Explorers, but while I'm...
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Bloggers Spat: "Incipient" And "Imminent...
A couple of bloggers (I know they are more than just bloggers, but that't how I think...
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"Of" Usage?
Hello are these grammatically correct? "From window of my house.." "From my house...
Doubts About The Usage Of "Going To"?
hi all, Please tell me the usage of "going to". Because i used to to speak with...
Correct Grammar?
Is one Mr. Lim correct in commenting on an english paper as follows? Furthermore...
Correct Usage?
Dear all, Greetings! Could you please check whether the following sentence is...
The Southern Way, That Of Slave - Worked...
I don't understand the way we use punctuation, such as here the comma and "-". ...