Why are Americans obsessed with acronyms, abreviations and initials? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Writing Stack Exchange. Closed 3 years ago. Improve this question If anybody has an answer to this question I’d love to hear it. And, yes, it is on topic because I’ve used … Read more

Sending an email to follow up with the client about a project deadline [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Writing Stack Exchange. Closed 3 years ago. Improve this question We are waiting on a document for a project from the client to complete. If we don’t get it in 2 days … Read more

Are using the adverbs gradually and greedily to describe the same verb contradicting? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Writing Stack Exchange. Closed 2 years ago. Improve this question For example, the man eats greedily, gradually, with no hesitation Answer As commonly understood, “gradually” and “greedily” suggest completely opposite paces. “Greedily” … Read more

How do greetings vary with time of day?

A character in a story meets another and the author is keeping time of day, as in “the clock was indicating 12 noon”. How do the characters greet each other? Kindly include salutations for each time of day; that is morning, noon, afternoon, evening, and night with the related time. I went through several links … Read more

Strange ungooglable symbol. What does it mean? What is it called? § [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Writing Stack Exchange. Closed 8 years ago. Improve this question I’m not sure if this symbol will show up in everyone’s browser, so I’ll describe it also; It looks like an S … Read more

How to improve quality of this answer? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Writing Stack Exchange. Closed 7 years ago. Improve this question Someone asked on Quora I want to write my autobiography. How do I start? I have given following answer, You must be … Read more

mentioning time span in a thesis (from 2019 to 2020)

I would like to know if there is a need for the word “year” in this part of the sentence: “…, that took place from the 2019 to 2020,…”. Should it be: “…, that took place from the year 2019 to the year 2020,…” or “…, that took place from 2019 to 2020,…” I have … Read more

When writing a piece that will be published in multiple languages, are there any concessions a writer should make in tone, word choice, or style?

The piece in question aims to be accessible, informal, and conversational. A bit of slang strikes the right tone to my American ear. Will it come off alright to other English speakers? Will translators be able to deal with what might be called Americanisms? It’s literature for a self-help group. Translations are accomplished by members … Read more