paul

Joined: March 12, 2006  (email not validated)

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Re: Technical name for a new language-based concept  •  May 1, 2010, 12:24pm  •  0 vote

I'm quite smitten with onamagraphy (I think the name should stick). I created a couple of my own: 1. It was a drab radiation; farther up, it turned brighter. 2. You get a one dollar bill if you

Re: hanged vs. hung  •  May 31, 2009, 8:25pm  •  1 vote

I tend to agree with John's "lay" vs "lie" analogy (transitive vs intransitive - "hanged" being the past participle when something/someone is "hanged" and "hung" referring to the past tense state of s

Re: A Few Too Few  •  March 12, 2006, 9:07pm  •  0 vote

Don't ask people where I'm from. Around here folks use the colloquialism "a couple few" when referring to an indefinite number of items as few as two and as many as...as...a lot, I guess. Sure, it s

Re: Is ‘love’ continuous or not?  •  March 12, 2006, 8:56pm  •  0 vote

First of all, I'm digging this topic. Secondly, the flexibility of English verb tense makes such a advertising quip so darn "hip." Although English certainly has its drawbacks in other grammatical r

Re: Fora vs Forums  •  March 12, 2006, 1:20pm  •  20 votes

Your question is interesting and I think that the explanation of applying English (vs. Latin) rules of pluralization is a sign that languages evolve naturally and are governed by popular daily usage,