Plural of “today”?

Does the word “today” have a plural form? I believe it is todays but the gf doesn’t believe that is a word? Thanks Answer Sure, the count noun today is a word. Take this example: ” More, ” Whistling Pete murmured, drifting in the depths of oceans much deeper than sleep. ” More yesterdays. More … Read more

Is ‘”snapshotting” a correct word?

For example, as part of the information message of some computer script: Snapshotting the file… Can we write snapshotting instead of taking the snapshot? Is it still correct? I’ve found an example usage of that word on Wikipedia, in the following context: … is not a snapshotting scheme but a system-level incremental backup service … … Read more

what is the verb for water going past a rock?

I’m looking for a verb to describe the “Y” thing the water makes when it hits a rock, for example in the river. Here is a professional piece of art I made (view from the top): Is it simply called “going around”? Or there’s/re another word/s for it? Here’s the sentence example: “He stood in … Read more

Is hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophilia a word?

I’d like to know if hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophilia, my proposed opposite of hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is a real word or condition. I know –philia is the opposite of –phobia and –phile is the opposite of –phobic, so I was wondering if there is an opposite to every –phobia word. Answer What’s a word? Is hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic a word? Is hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobe … Read more

Can witnessable become witnessably?

This is for the grammar pros out there—are there any concerns about using the potential word witnessably? Examplary context: He witnessably engages in dubious practices. It is not in a dictionary, only witnessable has entries. I, for my part, would like to use witnessably like other synonyms such as evidently, visibly or unmistakably, but those … Read more

Status of ‘hypophora’ as a word

I participate in other SE forums where it’s common practice for experienced or knowledgeable participants to simultaneously submit both a question and an answer. This can be very helpful in technical forums frequented by inexperienced users who tend to ask the same questions, but word their questions very differently. This practice is encouraged for all … Read more