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Edwin Ashworth
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5 votes
4 answers
647 views

Definitive and permanent answer to word class of 'over' in 'the game was over'

4 votes
4 answers
505 views

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?

14 votes
5 answers
490 views

Are requests for arbitrary lines from novels on-topic?

6 votes
3 answers
395 views

Answers that echo comments

6 votes
2 answers
348 views

Acceptability of trivia questions

5 votes
4 answers
307 views

Dealing with the upvoting of execrable questions

-5 votes
2 answers
276 views

How does one deal with the problem of the phantom upvoter?

4 votes
1 answer
208 views

Asking essentially a duplicate question if one considers the original wasn't answered satisfactorily

4 votes
2 answers
201 views

Level of questions expected on ELL: is migration violating 'A friendly reminder: ELL is not EL&U's trash can' principle?

7 votes
1 answer
200 views

Rescuing good but poorly presented question (Wh-word as subject?)

-1 votes
1 answer
170 views

'questions can be answered using commonly-available references' or 'questions can be answered unequivocally using commonly-available references'

0 votes
2 answers
157 views

The appropriateness of having an 'Italian' tag (no slight intended: I've just become aware of this particular flag)

6 votes
1 answer
155 views

Identity Theft: Shouldn't this be prevented?

3 votes
0 answers
131 views

'grammatically (in)correct' ... potentially conflicting meanings

4 votes
2 answers
100 views

Querying a moderator decision

1 vote
0 answers
96 views

Are requests for analyses restricted to single sources (eg McCawley, CGEL) acceptable on ELU?

-3 votes
1 answer
59 views

Are non-verbal answers (and questions soliciting them) acceptable?

3 votes
0 answers
42 views

Criteria specific dictionaries use to decide on ordering of different senses of a given headword