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Discussion Topic  Save Lots (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
At my college many of our students take their exams using a word processor. To protect themselves fr......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "infeasible" vs "unfeasible" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
We use the word feasible in Chemistry a lot. I always thought the opposite of feasible was simply n......
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Discussion Topic  Repair, Fix and Mend (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
Is there a difference in the main meanings of the words repair, fix and mend? I am asking because o......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Suck it and see (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
Is popsicle the US word for lollipop? I remember a 1950s-revival film and a childish joke that used ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Nine ack emma (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
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Discussion Topic  RE: Pronunciations (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
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Discussion Topic  RE: Game vs. match (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
Only US responses so far. On this side of the pond, the two phrases ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Burg or boro? (in Potpourri) by Graham Nice
If you shorten the North-Eastern town Middlesbrough, you get Boro. I have no idea whether this is me......
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Discussion Topic  Why use one word... (in Potpourri) by Graham Nice
...when five words will do Saying "due to the fact that" is a 100%-accurate predictor of idiocy, an......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Pronunciations (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
Wow. Chicago must be smart. Loads of people saying acetylcholine all the time. Even as a Chemistry t......
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Discussion Topic  Triple-Double (in Potpourri) by Graham Nice
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Discussion Topic  RE: Feeling poorly (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
We use poorly as an adjective as well: I have several poorly students today. I can't think of an a......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Feeling poorly (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
I would have said that feeling poorly was the commonest way of expressing such a sentiment. Isn't th......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Out of the Mouths of Babes... (in Potpourri) by Graham Nice
Why is that Richard? Did we perchance invent stamps?...
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Discussion Topic  RE: Pronunciations (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
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Discussion Topic  Blimp (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
I am sure that blimp, meaning airship, has an interesting etymology, but I have forgotten it. Does a......
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Poll  RE: 'concrete' - pronunciation? regional? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
I just can imagigne what the other example would sound like so I plumped for the first option....
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Discussion Topic  RE: It's probably me, but ... (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
Perhaps somebody should write a book full of examples of good and bad Englsih, illustrated with inap......
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Discussion Topic  RE: My daughter's boyfriend... (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
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Discussion Topic  Fluids (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Graham Nice
Why do people use the word fluid when they mean liquid? A fluid is anything that flows, not just a ......
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