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"A tangent: "only" also preserves the original pronunciation of "one". We got the inc…"

Grinning Cat replied Dec 7, 2014 to Wandering Words

5 Dec 7, 2014
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"That might have something to do with our tendency to use affectionate nicknames with…"

Grinning Cat replied Aug 1, 2014 to Emotionally loaded vowels

1 Aug 1, 2014
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"Sometimes people do the right thing for the wrong reasons. There's the "security gua…"

Grinning Cat replied May 4, 2014 to Decline in writing accuracy.

38 May 4, 2014
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"Aye dont remember whut Inglish in skool wuz like, but they must've done something ri…"

Grinning Cat replied Apr 17, 2014 to Decline in writing accuracy.

38 May 4, 2014
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"Seen at a Barnes & Noble bookstore! "Art of Writting" (jmawork/flickr) Ruth and…"

Grinning Cat replied Apr 16, 2014 to Decline in writing accuracy.

38 May 4, 2014
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"On a lighter note, courtesy of one of Andrew Sullivan's readers: "

Grinning Cat replied Feb 18, 2014 to Decline in writing accuracy.

38 May 4, 2014
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"Yet another example from a science article, demonstrating that spelling checkers are…"

Grinning Cat replied Aug 25, 2013 to Decline in writing accuracy.

38 May 4, 2014
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"I'm with you, preferring to see "literally" used strictly! I find the sense of "figu…"

Grinning Cat replied Aug 23, 2013 to Will your head literally explode? OED recognizes informal use of "literally"

6 Aug 24, 2013
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"Don't get me started on commercial abuses of the language. You're right about "free"…"

Grinning Cat replied Aug 22, 2013 to Changes to word meanings.

4 Feb 7, 2014
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Grinning Cat replied Mar 11, 2013 to Decline in writing accuracy.

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