Tag: history

17 Usage of "Rain check" 2013-01-24T20:47:33.637

17 What is Latin Grammar? 2015-01-12T00:12:34.530

16 How does the grammar work in "here be dragons"? 2013-01-23T21:42:24.407

12 Verbs ending in -th 2013-01-26T09:26:18.527

9 Should I use hippopotami? 2015-02-17T04:36:46.040

8 The use of a comma in dates 2015-05-07T13:04:18.440

8 Why do identical words such as: "uttermost" and "utmost" coexist? 2016-11-30T09:58:15.960

4 "Canal" vs. "Channel" 2013-03-08T08:44:16.843

4 Meaning and Usage of "as to be" 2014-03-24T12:05:10.280

4 How to differentiate between regular and irregular verbs 2014-06-04T18:03:20.377

4 Why are "software", "advice", and "information" uncountable? 2015-08-01T06:42:09.330

4 What is the plurality of the word "news"? 2017-02-10T17:09:12.083

3 What's the grammatical structure of "All is number" by Pythagoras 2015-03-06T15:32:56.303

3 Why does *spot* mean "to help someone with weights"? 2016-09-22T19:34:29.497

3 How did "am" turn into "are"? 2019-12-19T21:18:41.957

2 Grammaticality - 'why should we make us merry'? (1892 UK) 2015-01-16T03:21:26.227

2 Why is the letter W called 'double U' rather than 'double V'? 2018-10-06T16:14:21.903

1 What is the relationship name of my in-law's sister/brother and their children? 2014-07-24T03:59:32.917

1 “Sinbad” vs. “Sindbad”? 2015-12-07T15:46:03.483

1 What is the history behind "Blonde moment"? 2016-03-15T06:27:53.997

1 The story behind Offline / Online 2016-10-05T14:36:31.867

1 Age + "years old" 2017-05-10T15:59:55.593

1 What's the provenance of the phrase "bob's your uncle"? 2017-11-22T05:22:31.233

1 Am I reading this wrong? Or is my understanding anachronical? 2019-02-21T20:04:35.317

1 The history of the word "gay" 2019-12-18T19:07:24.557

1 An exam of French? 2020-01-14T06:52:59.283

0 How come US Date format is month/day/year? 2014-11-21T12:54:44.213

0 Ancient English 101 2016-11-11T03:02:05.713

0 Letter combination ea 2018-03-30T01:25:25.873

0 debitum - dette - debt 2018-06-22T19:56:15.520

0 Alternate definition of "type up" in a historical context 2019-12-01T18:19:49.820

0 Reason why English is the most spoken language 2020-08-25T12:58:01.780