User:Ilikeverin

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ILikeVerin at your service. That's pronounced with the words separately; some people seem to have the mistaken idea that my name is something like ilik everin or something. Which it's not.

Locations
Indiana flag icon.svg This user was born in Indiana.
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Twin Cities.png This user is from the Twin Cities.
M This user lives in Maryland, but is not a native Marylander.
Flag of Maryland
Flag of Washington, D.C..svg This user wants Washington, D.C. to become part of Maryland. Flag of Maryland.svg
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This user is always fascinated as they search their family history and build a family tree to see what black sheep will turn up next.
Education
Albert Einstein Head.jpg This user has been tested and is a Certified Nerd.
Flag of Maryland.svg This user is a student or alumnus of the University of Maryland.
BA This user has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics.
BSc This user has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.
PhD(c) This user is a doctoral student in Cognitive Science.
[lɪŋ] This user's favourite subject is Linguistics.
Languages
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us
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This user is a native speaker of American English.
en-us
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Yah, you betcha this user can speak North Central English real nice.
es-2 Este usuario puede contribuir con un nivel intermedio de español.
tr-1 Bu kullanıcı Türkçeyi düşük düzeyde anlıyor.
py-1 This user is a beginning Python programmer.
IntS-N Tihs tweedler uses Internet slang IRL.
gb-5 Dzh uuzzar speekz gbrsh attteh pprrrraaahhffaaasssshaanaaaall llvll.
... This user would like to know oodles more languages.
ipa-4
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This user has a nearly complete understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Grammar
a lot alot This user recognizes that linguistic change is a natural and desirable aspect of human language.
Speakers Know Best This user recognizes that grammar comes from humans, not from the heavens. Trust native speakers.
A, B, and C This user prefers the serial comma.
they This user considers singular they standard English usage.
snuk This user says snuck.
English Singulars: "The data is..." This user recognizes that "data", "media", and "agenda" have become incorporated into English as singular nouns.
to¦go This user chooses to sometimes use split infinitives.
wyf-
man
This user understands grammatical gender historically preceded and is independent of natural gender.
by The passive voice may be used by this user.
couldn't've This user believes that couldn't've would make a perfectly fine word.
who This user prefers using who for both the object and subject case. Who does it hurt to simplify things?
Thou/Ye This user wants to resurrect the T–V distinction in English.
.  The This user puts two spaces after a period.
This user is addicted to ellipses and has been known to use them indiscriminately...
; This user is addicted to semicolons; he or she uses them frequently.