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on: Texted

What is the difference in pronunciation between "text-ed" an...

on: Sleep / Asleep

Etymologically, the "a-" in "asleep" comes from "on". The OE...

on: Acronyms, Abbreviations, and BBC News

Porsche, I'm not sure if Sri Lanka is Sanskrit for "beautifu...

on: Past tense of “text”

Porsche, I know that the "nucular" pronunciation is disappro...

on: Past tense of “text”

According to Merriam-Webster, the nucular pronunciation is i...

on: Fora vs Forums

The OED has a citation for "forums" from 1647, and no citati...

on: I’ve got a punctuation Jones

The Oxford Companion to the English Language page 75: the...

on: Younger vs. youngest

Amazed might be interested to know that the superlative of t...

on: Resume, resumé, or résumé?

I don't see how your job is relevant to how a certain word i...

on: Me Versus I

Meg, Perhaps you should look at the "This is she" vs. "This...

on: Resume, resumé, or résumé?

For what it's worth, the current edition -- the Fourth -- of...

on: Fora vs Forums

And the words "chum", "hum", "sum" and "um" should hencefort...

on: Only then can we know

Yes they are grammatical. And no, they're not passive....

on: Impact as a noun

The world did not impact upon me until I got to the Post Off...

on: Exact same

I think Porsche is probably right. And fusthustler is wro...

on: injecting swear words

I think "a whole nother story" is tmesis. My favourite examp...

on: If or not

From Merriam-Webster's Concise Dictionar of English Usage: ...

on: I versus Me

No, I don't think that we would "all do what we want" withou...

on: Exact same

It's possible that it is an adverb in this context. Not all ...

on: “It is I” vs. “It is me”

OK, my examples from Marlowe and Fletcher are usages that Ky...

on: “It is I” vs. “It is me”

Kyle, The prescription that nominative pronouns must be use...

on: Amount of people

I didn't say that "water" and "sand" are countable nouns. Th...

on: Amount of people

It's not a problem of being unable to distinguish between co...

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

Then why do I never say "That's I"? When am I supposed to...

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

If we follow the prescription that we must use nominative (o...

on: Me vs. I

"What I did say is that being understandable does not make s...

on: Me vs. I

"Since when is understandability a criterion for proper gram...

on: Me vs. I

1a "Me arrived safely." 1b "Alice, Tom and me arrived safel...

on: Me vs. I

OK, how about this: Our contingent to the convention, Ali...

on: Me vs. I

either one....

on: Me vs. I

They have provided no evidence of contacting I. This is d...

on: as best he can

"It seems to me that they really intend to suggest that the ...

on: pronunciation of th

Adam O: "And it's also found in Arabic, Persian, Hindustani ...

on: The Toronto Maple Leafs

er, ok, anyway... "Maple Leafs" is an exocentric compound li...

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

Scott, why are you using Latin as an example? Lots of peo...

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