Benjol
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What is the opposite of Grammar Nazi?
25 votes

How about grammar hippy?

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Is it easy to spot an educated non-native speaker on a website like this?
15 votes

I think it probably partly works in the opposite direction. If you assume someone is a native speaker, when you spot something that reads a bit weird, you're likely to think it's a regional difference,...

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We’re going to be on the Grammar Girl podcast! What do we want her to say about us?
4 votes

I don't know Grammar Girl, and the time frame is relatively short, but to answer the question in your title, the ideal thing for me would be for her to hang out here for a while, and then say whatever ...

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English Site Design
4 votes

Have you (accidentally?) UCased all the user names on the questions in your first screen-shot? (but not for the recent badges, nor on the question page)

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Pointless questions and answers
4 votes

My only thought on this is that it makes for lots of boring questions. I'm only a very occasional participator here, partly because some days when I've dropped by, all of the questions have been ...

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How to answer questions about acceptability
3 votes

I have felt for a while that we need a canonical question/answer (here, or in the FAQ) to which to point people who want to talk in quasi-moralistic terms about things being 'right' or 'wrong' (as ...

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Why is this place becoming so mean (and how to fix it)?
3 votes

@smithco, please see this question, and this one, and this one. Oh, and this one too (edit, I just found this, and this too). And this one. I think I'll stop there. Have you noticed a common theme yet?...

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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline
3 votes

How about "Make every word count"?

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Is this site for "English as a second language"?
2 votes

This is a very important question. I suspect that questions by ESL askers will be less of a problem than answers. Just for comparison, ask.antimoon.com (a defunct SE1.0 site) was for language ...

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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline
2 votes

Related questions which might be consulted when answering (sorry, too many for a comment): What questions are on-topic and off-topic here? Is this site for “English as a second language”? This is ...

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Why user vgv8 is being suspended again
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Jasper, if you haven't already, you may like to read my answer to another question on meta here, which gives some more details. (Full disclosure: I did actually encourage the mods to ban him again)

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