Flaunt/Flout Redux
Garner's Modern Eng Usage says that some dictionaries "have thrown in the towel"...
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"Stipulate"
I was having an argument with a friend recently. He proposed some middle ground and...
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One Word Synonym For "Almost Never"?
Can anyone think of a single word synonym for "almost never"? i.e. "rarely" but...
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New(Ish) "Unrefutable"?
A usage which appealed to me, but perhaps others won't find it remarkable. Guardian...
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"Spell" Meaning To Relieve ?Dialect
Hello, When I was growing up in Virginia many years ago, it was fairly common to...
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Synonym For "Disadvantaged" / "Handicapped...
USAGE: "But for his careful editing and sundry revisions, this book would be disadvantaged...
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Alluded To ...
I have begun listineing to cricket commentators using the phrase "alluded to" (generally...
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English Translation.
Hello everyone! I have a ready translation, but I can't check the stylistics of...
Difference Between . . .
Hi. First, Sorry to post this question here. What is the difference between hip...
Do I Need To Put "The" Here?
Hi there! I've got a question, which is a definite article related one. 1. 1...