[Language Processiong / Grammar Question] With a pattern of noun infinitive adjective noun verb infinitive, can the second noun ever be the subject of the verb? Bonus question (below the fold): In the second case does the adverb of the verb always determine the sentiment of the second noun? [more inside]
Sources explaining why you shouldn't put a comma after the year when a date is used as an adjective?
Sources explaining why you shouldn't put a comma after the year when a date is used as an adjective? [more inside]
Please help resolve an office grammar debate regarding hyphenated adjectives! (Sounds fun, right?) [more inside]
Are adverbs mere adjective spinoffs? [more inside]
Adjective-Filter! What's a good adjective to describe someone who is not wearing a suit coat? [more inside]
I need . . . adjectives! Is there a *scannable* online dictionary or some way in which I can search through giant lists just for the adjectives? [more inside]
Many adjectives used to describe overweight men in a nonoffensive manner can also be used to describe muscular men (i.e. stout, beefy, etc.). What are some adjectives that describe, with a positive or neutral connotation, the state of being both male and overweight, but that are not used (or at least not commonly used) to describe muscular men as well? [more inside]
Why are some wars referred to by country names ("Vietnam War," "Iraq War," "Iran-Iraq War") while others are referred to by country adjectives ("Korean War," "Spanish-American War")?