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Re: Plural of “insurance”?
July 6, 2011, 2:21pm •
"Insurances" still sounds ridiculous and, frankly, as though the speaker had not enough energy to say "types of insurance", or "insurance policies". Regardless of what archaic citations might be unea
Re: Canadian pronunciation of “out and about”
July 5, 2011, 5:12pm •
Just my two cents from Northern Wisconsin, USA: A great example of Ontario-speak (perhaps not limited to Ontario, but that is where I heard it, and it is precious!) First is the place where we park ca
Re: Hyphen, N-dash, M-dash
July 5, 2011, 2:26pm •
I must attribute "verbivore" to Richard Lederer, who, according to my research, coined the word in the early 1980's. Brilliant!
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