Amsterdam, The Netherlands
What would Kant do when two categorical imperatives conflict? Could he ever justify lying?
asked Jun 10 '11 at 1:46
Does America have its Versions of U- and Non-U English?
asked Apr 12 '11 at 17:23
Where did Spanish get its /x/? Arabic influence?
asked Feb 17 '12 at 12:23
“L’on y danse”: why the article “l’ ”?
asked Sep 8 '11 at 2:15
Why are there no organisms with metal body parts, like weapons, bones, and armour? (Or are there?)
asked Jul 25 at 2:44
What is the practical usefulness of post-modernist sociology à la Foucault, e.g. of the insight that “insanity is merely a label applied by society”?
asked Jun 11 '11 at 3:05
U-English of the 1950s: what was used instead of “ON holiday”?
asked Sep 12 '12 at 4:17
How do I determine subject and subject complement in “A side-effect is the spread of commercialese to other domains.”?
asked Jan 13 '11 at 18:59
Wie sprechen die Salzburger den Namen ihrer Stadt aus?
asked Jun 1 '11 at 3:46
Lag when typing on Superuser and SE, especially in comments, in FF and IE - but not in Chrome, and never on other sites
asked Jan 21 '11 at 1:45
How does the “Dalai Lama walks into a pizza shop…” joke work?
Why should the first person pronoun 'I' always be capitalized?
Is there a reason behind the ordering of letters in the English alphabet?
Why do we say “was supposed to” for “should have”?
What is the difference between an apocalypse and a cataclysm?
How do the rules of English inform understanding of one of our language's most disputed sentences?
Did English ever have a formal version of “you”?
Meaning of star/asterisk in linguistics
What is the difference between “Gay” and “Homosexual"? Is it only by gender?
Are complex sentences uncommon or unwanted in English?
What's the difference between the adjectives “strategic” and “tactical”?
When did homosexuality become unacceptable in Europe?
What is a “Hobbesian trap”?
Explanation of “must needs”
Why do newspaper headlines use strange syntax rules?
Are the rules regarding absolute modifiers too absolute?
How does the false-conditional work in “I made sandwiches if you want some”?
How are silent letters important?
Is it acceptable to write “(wo)man”?
Why is it that Latin was more “successful” in the western part of the Empire than in the eastern part?
Exercises for pronouncing 'I'
What is the plural of Prius?
Origins of possessive pronouns
Why use “need not” instead of “do not need to”?
Is it appropriate to refer to a person of unknown sex by “it”?
Words that are pluralized in the middle?
Why is it “serviceable” but not “servicable”?
Apostrophe-“s” vs “of ”
“Peeving about grammar disguised as a question”
Is there a word for a person with only one head?