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This is the blog for the English Language & Usage Stack Exchange site. On this site we talk about:

  • Grammar
  • Etymology
  • Other Interesting English Factoids (TBD)
  • EL&U SE

Any member of the community can contribute. If you have a suggestion for a post here, comment on meta. Regular contributors are given an account on the blog, where they can submit posts to be reviewed. We have also selected Editors who can review and publish posts.

About the Site

English Language & Usage – Stack Exchange is for linguists, etymologists, and (serious) English language enthusiasts. If your question generally covers …

  • Usage, word choice, and grammar
  • Etymology (history of words’ development)
  • Dialect differences
  • Pronunciation (phonetics and phonology, dialectology)
  • Spelling and punctuation
  • Problems encountered by people learning English

… then the English Language & Usage Stack Exchange site is the right place to ask your question!