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on: Perpendicular

@Hairy Scot While you are right that outside of mathemati...

on: Perpendicular

@Hairy Scot I actually said in preference to meaning 1a not...

on: Perpendicular

Merriam Webster Online gives the following: Definition of...

on: When “one of” many things is itself plural

Becky, There is a difference. Consider these sentences (...

on: When “one of” many things is itself plural

In addition to what AnWulf said, I would like to comment tha...

on: When “one of” many things is itself plural

"is" is fine here. "is" goes with "one" - you are referring ...

on: “8 inches is” or “8 inches are”

It is like saying: Seven days is a long time to finish this ...

on: always wanted to be

Generally, if the context is in the present or recent past t...

on: Just because..., (it) doesn’t mean...

I guess some of the questions we have on this forum are exam...

on: Just because..., (it) doesn’t mean...

Yes, Max, I agree your sentence sounds even better....

on: Just because..., (it) doesn’t mean...

How about: "Just because I was mean to you, you should not ...

on: Specifying time duration without “for”

In spoken English it is fine ... maybe if you are writing it...

on: “This Wednesday” vs. “Next Wednesday”

Yes strictly speaking you would say "this coming Wednesday" ...

on: “for long”

I guess this is comes from usage, not a "rule". It is like a...