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June 9, 2013

Grammarist.com — Heaven is a place online

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I happened on this heretofore unknown-to-me site earlier today after seeing the word "instinctual" in an ad and thinking to myself "Huh?" Is that even a word?

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Indeed it is.

And I found out a whole lot more about the difference between the "instinctive" and "instinctual" while I was there.

Along with diving down the rabbit hole to explore a whole bunch of other grammatical issues that have been vexing me since forever, like when did "preventative" suddenly become acceptable and suchlike?

Fair warning: If, like, me, you're a language maven, this site could seriously impair your getting stuff done.

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Posted by: Flautist | Jun 11, 2013 2:04:23 AM

If you like Grammarist, have you tried Wordnik?

Posted by: Dave Tufte | Jun 10, 2013 12:02:18 AM

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