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Doesn't Know From

Where does the American construction doesn't know from come from? How is it used? [More Inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Sep 21, 2004 - 19 answers

Can genius be used as an adjective?

Can genius be used as adjective, as in this example from the BBC: "Send Dave your genius idea."? If so, why? [More Inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Sep 2, 2004 - 29 answers

How does British English read to Americans?

A writer's question: how does British English read (and internally, silently sound) to Americans? [More inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Feb 22, 2004 - 35 answers

It's not a bug...

What, if any, is the traditional saying or cultural attitude which lies behind the computer-age excuse It's not a bug - it's a feature? [More inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Jan 28, 2004 - 22 answers

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