richard-brodie

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Re: Murphy’s Law  •  April 5, 2005, 4:35pm  •  0 vote

Your use of the definite article is incorrect. "Murphy's Law"" is equivalent to "the Law of Murphy", therefore "the Murphy's Law" contains an implicit reduncancy, since it would be equivalent to "the

Re: Plural s-ending Possessives  •  April 1, 2005, 6:01pm  •  0 vote

I'm guessing with a name like Romano, you're of Italian extraction. So if I were you I'd use Romanoes, even if that's technically incorrect, if only because Romanos looks an awful lot like a Mexican n

Re: What Rhymes?  •  March 31, 2005, 1:59am  •  0 vote

Of all the common English words ending in -ple, two others besides purple have no rhymes disciple temple Six have only one rhyme: maple - staple apple - grapple couple - supple people -

Re: L  •  March 30, 2005, 12:11am  •  0 vote

It has been suggested that "beforehand" is an adverb, and that "beforehandedly" is therefore redundant. However, there are two kinds of adverbs. The first kind, without the -ly suffix, does not immedi

Re: Tsunami  •  March 29, 2005, 10:48pm  •  0 vote

It's just fine to import words into the English language, as long as they are modified to be compatible with our basic spelling and pronunciation conventions. Even though "tidal wave" connotes, in the