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on: Life or Lives

"The life of the people" is the collective social life of th...

on: Control

I apologize for the English language, but there isn't a grea...

on: A position followed by a company name

The job title lost its initial article, not because it was p...

on: Text, A Text, Texts

Dariensan nailed it: some text (the words on one or several ...

on: A lot of water

May I offer a slight emendation to that? "Much" and "a l...

on: Future

You only say "in futures" if you work in futures trading. ...

on: How old am I?

Biks is right about the hyphenation. The rule there is that ...

on: Five of Ten

There's an older way to say that: "It lacks five minutes of ...

on: In and of itself

There's a functional difference. "In itself" is a more ambig...

on: Potboiler

Purple Dragon's right again. A potboiler is a commercial pro...

on: Neither is or neither are

Whoops, forgot. Jun-Dai Bates-Kobash asked what you do when ...

on: Neither is or neither are

I have to respectfully disagree with a couple of you. As use...

on: Fried Chicken

A live chicken is a single indivisible unit. Once it's kille...

on: Decades

I'm not hearing any common use of terms signifying which cen...

on: Taking sides

"Taking sides" is the common phrase, I suspect because that ...

on: Matching the tense

It's "is" because it's a general statement about a continuou...

on: ON the Lower East Side

The reporter was correct. It's colloquial New York usage. ...

on: Value

Purple Dragon's right. Anything can have value, or have some...

on: Sheep, Fish, and Cattle

English has a bunch of irregular nouns left over from its am...