semiotek

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on: “my” vs. “mine” in multiple owner possessive

For the example given in the original question, my is correc...

on: tailorable

I wouldn't use it, but some might find it bearable. Be that ...

on: Floorings?

Yes!...

on: Sift

You strain it....

on: Correct preposition following different?

I note that I have left an open bracket - although that was ...

on: “Self-confessed”

Surely the term is a noun rather than a preterite, and there...

on: Correct preposition following different?

Logical argument - this is language usage in the real world ...

on: Whom are you?

Prescribed by whom, precisely?...

on: Whom are you?

Although scyllacat is correct in this case, her argument doe...

on: Whom are you?

Did you never hear that the verb "to be" takes no object? To...

on: Why are some single objects plural?

I suspect the jeans issue is due to trousers having begun li...

on: Space After Period

One - anything else drives me insane!...

on: Possessive when abbreviated letter is plural

HFK's would also work, for the same reason....

on: As it were

Gosh - it'll be gerunds next!!...

on: As it were

Wonderful Drew - there are at least two of us who remember t...

on: Punctuation of Ltd.

There is no need for any comma at all, and the inclusion of ...

on: Impact as a noun

I think "crazy" a very polite description for the gentleman ...

on: Parentheses vs. Square Brackets

Whatever about that, "a SIGNIFICANT figures" is clearly inco...

on: Writing out percentages correctly

In my view it is entirely proper to write the digital/symbol...

on: Doing the dishes...

While I can't think of a rule for this, it does occur to me ...

on: Paraphrase

Neither a paraphrase nor a quotation - just an allusion to E...

on: Genius and Ingenious

The simple answer is that there isn't really a question. If ...

on: “It is I” vs. “It is me”

What does correct mean? Long ago when I was young, the rule ...

on: Is it a colloquial form?

It's a poetic, even archaic form, often found in old folk so...