The Stack Overflow podcast is back! Listen to an interview with our new CEO.
Search type Search syntax
Tags [tag]
Exact "words here"
Author user:1234
user:me (yours)
Score score:3 (3+)
score:0 (none)
Answers answers:3 (3+)
answers:0 (none)
isaccepted:yes
hasaccepted:no
inquestion:1234
Views views:250
Sections title:apples
body:"apples oranges"
URL url:"*.example.com"
Favorites infavorites:mine
infavorites:1234
Status closed:yes
duplicate:no
migrated:no
wiki:no
Types is:question
is:answer
Exclude -[tag]
-apples
For more details on advanced search visit our help page
Results tagged with Search options questions only user 76472

You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

4
votes
0answers
The question below seems to be very simple at first glance and swifty got closed: Are articles pronouns? However, the answer is not as clear as it seems at first glance. For those of us well ver …
modified Oct 21 '18 by JJJ
2
votes
1answer
I've seen many questions asking about the punctuation of words ending in possessive S. There are also many questions asking about the pronunciation of possessive S when a noun already ends in an S. An …
modified Aug 13 '18 by curiousdannii
5
votes
1answer
How can users edit what information is collected about them by SE, in particular information collected about them when they are NOT on EL&U: If you use the Stack Overflow Network, both Stack Overf …
modified Jul 17 '18 by Araucaria
1
vote
2answers
Now reopened This apparently simple, question about possessive S has been closed: "The species/species'/species's survival..." However, I think that in this case this was a bit overhasty. This qu …
modified Jun 16 '18 by Community
5
votes
0answers
happens to support an environmental activist charity (for example Greenpeace), are they going to find themselves turned down for visas for countries which regard such charities as terrorist organisations because SE has handed over data to some unscrupulous company who has likewise passed it on? …
modified Jun 12 '18 by Araucaria
4
votes
1answer
When using phonemic script, it customary to put the IPA inside slanting brackets, like this: /slɑ:nti brækɪts/ Unfortunately, these often seem to break across lines on SE posts, so we get the followi …
modified May 15 '18 by choster
1
vote
1answer
The title of this question was edited substantially changing the nature of the original query, making the existing answer nonsensical, and rendering the question a duplicate of other questions on the …
modified May 11 '18 by Araucaria
1
vote
1answer
This question, What exactly is an adverbial phrase, which did not originally show much research, seems to actually be a very useful and helpful question. I've put the text here for your convenience: …
modified Mar 18 '18 by Community
1
vote
2answers
I'd like to delete my comments here on EL&U and leave my answers pristine as I go through them to make sure that I still agree with what I wrote here 2 years or so ago. Is there a way to delete all m …
modified Jan 16 '18 by English Student
3
votes
0answers
This question here was rightly closed as a duplicate: Which is grammatically correct: "There is tea and juice" or "There are tea and juice"? It has currently been linked to the following three oth …
modified Feb 27 '17 by Community
1
vote
1answer
A veteran SE member recently posted this question here on ELU — an increasingly rare and and very welcome syntax question, worthy of our site: Are these parts of speech correct? This question was …
modified Nov 17 '16 by Community
7
votes
2answers
How can we get small capitals to appear in our answer posts? There is no guidance that I can find anywhere. Here's some that I've copied and pasted, but I can't actually get small caps to appear in t …
modified Nov 17 '16 by Community
3
votes
1answer
Are "whores" and "horse" homophones? The question linked to above is interesting for phoneticians and other linguists because, surprisingly perhaps, there is very unlikely to be any difference in voi …
modified Aug 12 '16 by Community
14
votes
1answer
I previously asked this question here on ELU Meta and on Meta too: Mass infringement of our copyright From the information that I got from the answers to that question from Meta and from ELU I pos …
modified Jan 17 '16 by Community
2
votes
1answer
The pronunciation rules of words which begin 'Com-, Col-, Cor-' or 'Con-' Originally, this question here didn't necessarily seem well put. It wasn't clear exactly what aspects of the pronunciatio …
modified Aug 28 '15 by Community

15 30 50 per page