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If single words answered any question, would we not speak only by grunting? Is this what you English majors strive for, or is it simply a cheap trick to win arguments? Le mot just seldom appears unaccompanied by adjectives, adverbs, dependent clauses, and the like.English majors such as yourselves know this. For shame, for shame. All your education has taught you is how to be usage bullies. It is no wonder that you are bitter.

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Mitch, Dan Bron, Matt E. Эллен Dec 30 '18 at 21:27

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    Do you have something specific about the site you want to discuss? (Please edit to clarify if you do.) Otherwise I’m not sure why you posted this. – Laurel Dec 30 '18 at 17:21
  • +1 for provocative title. VTC for unclear what you're asking. I feel like you're ranting about another site entirely. Can you edit to make more explicit your concerns, with links to examples if possible? – Mitch Dec 30 '18 at 20:22
  • I presume your rancor is related to this: english.stackexchange.com/questions/175059/… ? – Dan Bron Dec 30 '18 at 21:26

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