No, not what books are you enjoying, but what specifically is this page, that you're reading right now.

On other sites such as forums etc, we may be involved in a "thread". What single word or short phrase would best describe the interactions we have on Stack Exchange.

For more context, I was posting a comment on another site's Meta, and wanted to say:

As mentioned elsewhere on this ...

  • "thread" doesn't work, because we're not a forum
  • "Q&A" just doesn't seem right
  • Normally this would probably go on ELU, but I suppose it's not really off-topic here exactly either. – Nathan Tuggy Jun 14 '15 at 5:27
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    @NathanTuggy I think it's a good choice for ELL. Learning English is a lifetime job, even for us natives. :) – Ben Kovitz Jun 14 '15 at 5:30
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    I would like to point out that "at this very moment" means, literally, "right now". – Mr Lister Jun 14 '15 at 8:52
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    @MrLister I completely agree. The new title also didn't match the intention of my first sentence "no, not what books...", so have rolled back the edit. – James Thorpe Jun 14 '15 at 9:01
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it belongs on English Language & Usage. – user6951 Jun 15 '15 at 3:53

If I'm talking with someone in person, especially someone not familiar with StackExchange, I'll call this a page.

On StackExchange, I'll usually call it a question. "A question" can refer to the whole page, including the answers and comments, especially when written on a different page. On the page, the question usually refers only to the question part of the page, excluding the answers and comments.

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    +1 Exactly my thought! In my opinion, "question" is the right word, not only because the reason mentioned above, but the URL convention emphasizes this. SE assigns a unique ID to each question. For example, the URL of this page at the moment is http://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/59293/what-are-you-reading-right-now-at-this-very-moment; we can also access the same question via its ID: http://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/59293, or its shorthand: http://ell.stackexchange.com/q/59293. – Damkerng T. Jun 14 '15 at 7:15

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