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Is there a reference/archive of English verbs and their argument structure (± their theta roles)?

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Does the community think that we need a 'grammar, but too basic for ELU: almost any book on grammar will answer this clearly' close-vote reason?

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What are the highest quality textbooks for learning English grammar? [duplicate]

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Split migration off from the closure tree?

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Problematic migrations to ELL (an ongoing thing)

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Please don't migrate obviously off-topic questions to ELL - it just makes things harder on the author

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The Reader Over Your Shoulder by Robert Graves

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Replacing our "research" close reason: Completed

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2023: a year in moderation

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How to find particular topics in CGEL?

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Stack Exchange cannot be excluded from the sociocultural evolution of language, correct?

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How can I delete an "accepted answer"?

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What happened to a question I (might have) posted about the word 'feminazis'?

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Should tag definitions be mandatory?

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Why was my question on neologisms put on hold?

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Thank you, Professor Lawler and Rest in Peace!

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'Answerable by a dictionary' unsuitable for grammar questions

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What's off-topic about the question regarding the history of a slur?

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Is posting a word game accepted?

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A resource for finding letter frequencies with certain restrictions

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How many unique four-letter words are in the English language that fall within the major word classes?

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Is Merriam Webster dictionary an outdated and unreliable dictionary?

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Can I get my question reopened please?

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Request for undeletion and reopening of a question on the main site: "Retriable or retryable?"

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Please fix the standard sans-serif page title

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What good reference works on English are available?

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What resources do I need to consult before asking a question?

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How was an OED page made available free of charge?

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Why is there no name on this comment except for "delete"?

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May I speculate in comments?

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Are we being encouraged to answer very old questions, or are they just being made more visually pleasing?

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Collection of English sentence-level grammar rules as semi-structured "data"?

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What is the [reason-why] tag used for?

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What resources to use for understanding archaic English usage?

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Recommend the best book for articles [duplicate]

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Should "Is a comma splice always a mistake?" be reopened as the face of two merged questions (both of which are now closed)?

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Can we reopen the question "Which format is most common for representing a number range in U.S. punctuation style and in British punctuation style?"

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What is a good source on the use of the definite article for non-native speakers?

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Problem with the "Closed" message?

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How can it be true that this site works by popular vote when no one can vote until they get to a certain reputation?

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Color Scheme on Meta

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When are commas optional?

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Is Tom Dalzell's book "The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English" authoritative?

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Why do my questions on the etymology of idioms get closed, yet this one was accepted?: What is the origin of "out of sight" or "outa sight" i?

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Where can I locate dictionaries or resources that provide explicit markings for silent letters in words?

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Why was my question locked after edition?

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Is SE enforcing "no answers in comments"?

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Should there be an increasing number of close votes required to re-close a question that has been reopened?


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