When To Use "Affect" Vs "Effect" (Lay...
Do you have a sentence that uses "effect" & "affect" properly? For example, I remember...
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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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Double Dutch?
A job advert in this week's Economist for a chair at the Universiteit van Amsterdam...
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Canadian Usage
According to Garner's Modern American Usage, substiting the phrase "as well" for...
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I've Been Here Too Long
Aue has become too much of my life. No, curb your enthusiasm, this is not an "I'm...
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Why 'Used To'? Think About It?
take the sentence 'i used to be a communist'. it means that person had once been...
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And ,But
Does anyone know about the origin of the rule concerning not beginning a sentence...
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How Would You Punctuate This?
Is there some better way to punctuate the following sentence? He would sit in his...
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Croaks
A word game. It may have other names, but I know it as "Croaks" takes its name from...
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Punctuation Error In "Eats, Shoots & Leaves...
This doesn't arise very much these days, though, does it? I wonder why? The second...
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Garden Path Sentence !
Hello! I would like to know Garden Path Sentence ! What does this term mean? 1. The...
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Butties Are Edible In England?
Among the seemingly excessive number of paragraph breaks, there's this sentence,...
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A Structured Approach To Improving Written...
Hi, I am a native English speaker, however as of late I have realised how little...
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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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Subjunctive Mood And Microsoft
If I were to type this sentence into Word 2003, and dividend taxes were gone, Word...
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Euphemism Gone Mad
I read some of the paragraphs about the latest US military personnel killed in action...
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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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A Closet Aueer Outs Himself
"I'm a real shouter at the screen. What gets me angriest is the misuse of our language...
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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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