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You won't find "Tumbleweed coifs" in a dictionary because it is a creative combination invented by Michael Weiss who wrote the article you refer to. According to Merriam-Webster, "coif" is short for "coiffure" which comes from French and means "hairstyle". Since pictures are worth a thousand words apiece, this is a picture (from Wikipedia) of a ...


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First, the full form did not say and he didn't say are completely equivalent in grammaticality and meaning: they differ only in formality. The full form is unusual in speech, unless the word "not" is strongly emphasised. Either can be used in writing, depending on the formality of the text. As for he didn't say and he hasn't said: like most questions about ...


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The Sceptre is an ornamental staff which is held by the Monarch at the coronation, and represents the just authority of the Monarch as head of state. When she receives the sceptre the Monarch is told, Receive the rod of Equity and Mercy. Be so merciful that you be not too remiss; so execute justice that you forget not mercy. Punish the wicked, protect and ...


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"She is 10 months (old)". We count in months up to 1-year-old. From then there is mixed usage. It is very common for people to say "She is 18 months old", but you will also hear "She is 1 year and 2 months" or "She is 1 and ¾". For children who are 2 or older we likely to just say "She is 2 (years old)", but sometimes "She is 2 and a half". For very young ...


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"She is ten months old" is the answer.


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In what country can Mount Fuji be found? As Kim points out, the original question is explicitly asking for a country. There is no context that implicitly asks for a country, so the question must use the word "country". If the question were changed to "Where", someone could answer "Honshu" or "Asia" or "Earth", instead of "Japan". It is usually possible ...


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