dogreed

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on: “As per ....”?

We hear this a lot in the US too. I think it's business-spea...

on: “Anglish”

What are you people babbling about? I thought this was a web...

on: Prepositions at the end of a clause

Have your ears checked. There is nothing wrong in ending a s...

on: What can I do besides...

The word "beside" is a preposition, therefore it has no plur...

on: Semicolon between sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction

Brus, I disagree. A semicolon, when used to join two phra...

on: Semicolon between sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction

You need know only this: a conjunction is not needed after a...

on: Semicolon between sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction

I stand by my comment. Punctuation, at its best, does not le...

on: Semicolon between sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction

I hope you kept the receipt for this book, as it is rubbish....

on: “Anglish”

What are you talking about? And to whom?...

on: It’s Official: email not e-mail

I have always advocated against the hyphen in this case. I b...

on: “My writing books” or “Me writing books”?

Carolyn: You are right, both sentences are awkward. Moreo...

on: “Anglish”

Ængelfolc: This site concerns itself with English, which ...

on: On Tomorrow

I am not bothered by "on tomorrow." Its meaning is clear—as ...

on: “I’ve got” vs. “I have”

The answer to your question is yes and no. There are instanc...

on: On Tomorrow

Willie Mead: I’m more bothered by the phrase “black-educ...

on: gifting vs. giving a gift

I think "gift" as a verb is a vogue word that will die under...

on: Pronunciation: aunt

Shawn: Have you ever been in Boston? It it's a mostly b...

on: Everybody vs. Everyone

And by "out familiarity" I clearly meant "our familiarity." ...

on: Everybody vs. Everyone

The words "everyone" and "everybody" are not entirely interc...

on: How do I write out .25% ?

The answer is: "a quarter of a percent." The problem is t...

on: all _____ sudden

Slobby: what's your point? That Kipling meddled with the idi...

on: all _____ sudden

Kipling truncated the idiom to "of a sudden." I suspect, Slo...

on: “On accident” and “study on . . .”

ahoff: I was, I think, intemperate in my comment. You are...

on: “On accident” and “study on . . .”

Ahoff said: "It is my job as an English teacher to 1) uph...

on: Afraid not

nappidesignm offers this: "Furthermore, American English ...

on: “Anglish”

For those only now noticing it, I point out that loan-words ...