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on: Past tense of “text”

    To me “Yesterday I text him” has the same feel as “Yeste...

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

I <i>have</i> provided evidence, evidence with which you eve...

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

    It’s not that I don’t believe—for I do.  But the reality...

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

    I am perfectly willing to believe that “many native spea...

on: OK vs Okay

Examination of the historical use of the two letters “OK” in...

on: “This is she” vs. “This is her”

<blockquote>What is most revealing is our never ending compu...

on: “independence from” or “independence to”?

+1...

on: OK vs Okay

There was one earlier, and unrelated, use of “OK.”    March ...

on: My mother wishes my child be like me.

The way this would be taken by me would be that the mother c...

on: Street Address vs. Mailing Address

“...why would someone ask for my ‘Street Address’ when they ...

on: No Woman No Cry

The lyrics of the song make it absolutely clear that the ide...

on: One of the most...

I believe an English teasher would lower a student's grade o...

on: Peter thins them out

This would be a idiom, to me. It is a phrase that does not ...

on: One of the most...

OK, let me ask you: In the case of "One of the most," let's...

on: One of the most...

<blockquote>How do we determine what the rules are?</blockqu...

on: One of the most...

Saying a specific quality (comprehensibility) is not relevan...

on: Teams — is or are?

"...this is a bogus distinction drawn by (mostly) British sc...

on: One of the most...

I gotta go with Brian W.! It is true, it is comprehensibl...

on: “It is one of his girlfriends.”

It would seem to me that, since the original question is one...

on: Effect vs. Affect

Proper use of "most" requires the size of the set in which t...

on: Resume, resumé, or résumé?

Ctrl + alt plus "e" gives me € from within MS Word, nothing ...

on: Resume, resumé, or résumé?

" 'The accent above the last IS needed, without it the e wou...

on: Resume, resumé, or résumé?

"rodrios says: April 4, 2008 at 9:05 am Here here Zirt....

on: Cut on/off

I'm highly skeptical of the knife-switch explanation. (I do...

on: Effect vs. Affect

Snippet from the page: Final Score: 11/11...

on: Effect vs. Affect

"This is one of the most common errors people make..." Uh...

on: “I’m just saying”

I have always taken this to assure that the statement that p...