Canadian Usage
According to Garner's Modern American Usage, substiting the phrase "as well" for...
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Muffin Again
I thought we had finally settled the muffin issue: 1) The (English) muffin - a doughy...
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I Wonder Why [...] ?
Following a method of Ms Richoux, I did a Google search of the Literature Post site...
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"Ohio's,"?
The following two portions of sentences refer to I-270 (also known, apparently, as...
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Period Ouside Of Quotation Marks?
I raised this question about 7 years ago in this NG. I remember the answer but not...
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Raise Vs Rear?
Hi, This is from a selective cloze exercise, which aims to test semantic precision...
On Discovery Times Channel Right Now ...
I'm watching a show on the Discovery Times channel, "Thomas L. Friedman Reporting...
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They're All Retarded
From today's newspaper: "The (Supreme) court Tuesday also announced it would review...
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Interrogative Form For Ordinal Numbers
"Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States." What would be the interrogative...
The Question Mark/Comma/Quotation Mark...
My colleague and I have been wondering about this for a while...If you're referring...
Hurry?
I don't understand the meaning of hurry . The American Heritage Dictionary of...
"Commonly Used" Or "Commonly-Used"?
I'm disagreeing with someone about the hyphen in or not in the following sentences...
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Who/Whom
The older brother should not be spying on the younger brother, regardless of whom...
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Urgent´╝îSentence Comprehension
Walt Whitman notoriously wrote his own anonymous reviews, which would not be out...
3 Sentences I'm Having Trouble With?
Could you help me with this please? 1 He has so many ways of dressing. He doesn...
Hello, Teachers. I'd Like To?
Hello, teachers. I'd like to ask you for help. Please. I read some sentences which...
Several Questions On Grammar
I have several questions regarding grammar: 1) If person A weighed 150 pounds, person...
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A Case Of Following A Grammatical Rule...
A poster to fr.lettres.langue.anglaise suggested that the following is an example...
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What Is Wrong With This Sentence?
I'm interesting to know if anyone can tell me why this sentence is wrong? ...
...One Of Those Rare Novels That Have...
Hello community. I was reading the back of Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man. And...