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Sven Yargs
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2 votes

Problematic migrations to ELL (an ongoing thing)

5 votes

Where can I find books from the late 17th/early 18th century about English grammar and phonology?

2 votes

Should we allow Google NGrams to be presented as statistical evidence without qualification? Should we define a set of standards for their usage?

9 votes

Do the moderators of the site monitor and attempt to bring consistency among voting behaviour of contributors?

3 votes
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Vote to close plus an answer

10 votes

Do we cover history *of the use* of phrases? "Who-said-it-first" research questions?

3 votes

Lack of comments to explain downvotes and recommendations to delete

4 votes

Request to reopen a closed question (or get suggestions for rewording)

10 votes

Why is the culture here so broken?

3 votes
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Why is this question on hyphen usage downvoted?

14 votes

How to deal with someone that edits their post from time to time just to bump the question to top?

13 votes

3-vote close - how's it going?

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

5 votes

Why can edits to a closed question be rejected as "should have been written as a comment or an answer"?

5 votes
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Is ELU tag guidance required to "accord" with Linguistics.SE guidance?

4 votes

dictionary for American English

6 votes

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

5 votes

Resources for finding early uses of words?

8 votes
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Grammaticality and Proofreading

20 votes

Why do ELU users upvote so little, and how can we fix this?

5 votes

Would ELU like to start a trial of needing only 3 votes to close/reopen a question?

8 votes

Has ELU accomplished its mission (so far)?

6 votes

Thanks for re-reopening the following question

9 votes

Do we need a better guide to culture than the tour?

6 votes

Usage of computer terms?

2 votes

Is there a free online Canadian English Dictionary?

6 votes

How the heck do you do superscript (and subscript)?

9 votes
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Is this Folk-Etymology Dictionary a reliable source?

5 votes

Let's fix the concentration camp question and reopen it

1 vote
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Are "commonly available" reference dictionaries too simplistic to answer questions on this site?

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