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YSK that the past tense of ‘cast’ is ‘cast’. ‘Casted’ is wrong in modern English.

YSK that the past tense of ‘cast’ is ‘cast’. ‘Casted’ is wrong in modern English. <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Some Redditors are writing headlines and comments like &#39;Actor was casted in the role …&#39;.</p> <p>It <em>was</em> &#39;casted&#39; until the 16th century.</p>

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YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK

YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>According to its wikipedia page, the English Defence League was formed on the 27th June 2009, in

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What does a Bachelors of Arts degree in English, allow you to do? Of what use it if you end your education at that point?

What does a Bachelors of Arts degree in English, allow you to do? Of what use it if you end your education at that point? submitted by _bettafold [link] [26 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL that American speech is punctuated with “uh” & “um”, English speech with “er” & “erm”, Japanese with “ā”, “anō”, & “ēto”, German with “äh”, French with “euh”– basically, every language uses different sounds to interrupt themselves while their brain is working on forming thoughts into words.

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TIL that American speech is punctuated with “uh” & “um”, English speech with “er” & “erm”, Japanese with “ā”, “anō”, & “ēto”, German with “äh”, French with “euh”– basically, every language uses different sounds to interrupt themselves while their brain

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Is there a noun in the English language that ends in s that can be plural or singular and isn’t a proper noun?

Is there a noun in the English language that ends in s that can be plural or singular and isn’t a proper noun? submitted by kornkobz69 [link] [6 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Edgar Allen Poe wrote a story about 4 crewman who are lost at sea and turned to eating the cabin boy named Richard Parker, 46 years later, an English Yacht sank and the remaining 4 survivors in a life boat turned to eating the Cabin Boy after he fell ill, also named Richard Parker

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TIL Edgar Allen Poe wrote a story about 4 crewman who are lost at sea and turned to eating the cabin boy named Richard Parker, 46 years later, an English Yacht sank and the remaining 4 survivors in a life

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Is there a name for when you put an adjective after the noun in English?

Is there a name for when you put an adjective after the noun in English? Examples: Asgard is referred to as The Realm Eternal Satan is referred to as Evil Incarnate I can't think of any others right now, but

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What’s the english word for this tool?

What’s the english word for this tool? http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo232/peec/Archive_Product_images_19_Large_19-.jpg The norwegian one is "tersj" but it doesn't translate in any dictionary I tried submitted by _TB__ [link] [12 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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What’s the english word for this tool?

What’s the english word for this tool? http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo232/peec/Archive_Product_images_19_Large_19-.jpg The norwegian one is "tersj" but it doesn't translate in any dictionary I tried submitted by _TB__ [link] [11 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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What’s the english word for this tool?

What’s the english word for this tool? http://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo232/peec/Archive_Product_images_19_Large_19-.jpg The norwegian one is "tersj" but it doesn't translate in any dictionary I tried submitted by _TB__ [link] [11 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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