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on: all _____ sudden

Wilkie Collins uses "all on a sudden" in The Woman in White....

on: Semicolon between sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction

People take grammar too seriously. I've heard the following ...

on: injecting swear words

tmesis is correct. it is a type of pleonasm....

on: Resume, resumé, or résumé?

how about abandoning the accent thing and spell it with Engl...

on: eg, e.g., or eg.

It's actually spelled "egg"....

on: “If I was” vs. “If I were”

I can't believe that no one has mentioned the fact that the ...

on: “8 inches is” or “8 inches are”

AnWulf, one of the model questions you use is the following:...

on: “American”

If you want to be sensitive to the PC police among us who be...

on: “8 inches is” or “8 inches are”

Yes, the context is extremely important. It's the same thing...

on: “It is what it is”

That's true, it is Irish. I looked it up on a site this morn...

on: “It is what it is”

That's a classic comment, Adw! People have been saying that ...

on: attorneys general vs. attorney generals

correction--should read "...with an adjective (general)."...

on: attorneys general vs. attorney generals

Actually, it's Majors General. It's the same as attorneys ge...

on: Semicolon between sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction

Correct, a conjunction is not needed, as you say, dogreed, b...

on: It is you who are/is ...

It is I who eats ...; it is they who drink ...; it is we who...

on: It is you who are/is ...

It is we who am ...; it is you who art ...; it is she who am...

on: It is you who are/is ...

It is you who am ...; it is I who are ...; It is he who art...

on: Semicolon between sentences joined by a coordinating conjunction

It seems, dogreed, that sigurd got the info from a website, ...

on: “It is what it is”

providencejim is right. It comes from the eastern coast of t...

on: “It is what it is”

I would be concerned about the legality of posting something...

on: “It is what it is”

Ce n'est pas du tout fin, mon ami, William Safire. And to sa...

on: cannot vs. can not

It is also contradicting to write "need not". One need do so...

on: Specifying time duration without “for”

The issue you are talking about is transitivity. "To live" m...

on: Two Weeks Notice

Oh, and may I add that I should have written "five-years old...

on: What happened to who, whom and whose?

The distinction among who, whom and whose has become merely ...

on: cannot vs. can not

Cannot is only accepted in the U.K. It is not considered to ...

on: mines

I think the problem is not that African Americans are trying...

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

Wow, what a douchebag you are, Entomophagist!...