Writer, editor, lapsed biologist. Tweets about language, books, arts, science, nature, nonsense, miscellany. Writes for @MacDictionary.
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88 viewsHow do you pronounce "imgur"?
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94 viewsOn the use of "amn't"
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214 viewsMarking emphasis on Twitter
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152 viewsWhat are your favourite accents or dialects?
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208 viewsHow do you pronounce "doge"?
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115 viewsSynonym challenge
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226 viewsHave you read Ulysses or Finnegans Wake?
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109 viewsAddressing Twitter in the vocative case
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103 viewsUsing full stops (or not) on Twitter
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109 viewsOn quotative "like" and its new uses
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114 viewsOn the uses of "yoke" in Ireland
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210 viewsMetaphors for Twitter
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428 views"That" vs. "which", once again
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238 viewsWhat's the collective noun for collective nouns?
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295 viewsWhich is worse,, a double comma or an unclosed bracket? (such as this one
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115 viewsOver, under = more than, less than?
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91 views"Try to" vs. "try and"
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136 viewsWhilst, amongst, amidst
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99 viewsTweeted Limericks
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143 viewsShould we split infinitives at work?
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129 viewsIf you blog, do you respond to comments? How often, and what factors affect it?
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427 viewsWhat age range do you consider "middle-aged"?
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443 views'Squishy' vs. 'squidgy'