Are teens more similar to kids or adults

<h1>Are teens more similar to kids or adults?</h1> <p>Teens are more similar to kids until they are about 23.<br>&nbsp; The continuum is very flexible, however.<br> Some teens will appear more mature than others and will have had very different life experiences.<br>&nbsp; But often that&#039;s a superficial appearance.<br>&nbsp; I recall being very impressed by a 14-year-old […]

Are teens half kids and half adults

<h1>Are teens half kids and half adults?</h1> <p>Teens aren&rsquo;t 50% this and 50% that.<br> They are 100% human.<br> So are kids for that matter.<br> Don&rsquo;t treat kids or even teens as less than adults, meaning like they are not able to grasp what is going on.<br> Don&rsquo;t underestimate them and don&rsquo;t coddle them to the […]

Are Spanish people white

<h1>Are Spanish people white?</h1> <p>I will probably come across as crude, because this type of question is downright exasperating.<br> <b>Why can&rsquo;t people get it through their thick skulls that Spaniards are white, European people?</b> I could be wrongly jumping to conclusions here, but it&rsquo;s likely the person asking this is American, because Americans are usually […]

Are teens adults

<h1>Are teens adults?</h1> <p>Well, you could just Google it, but… <b>It depends.<br></b> You see, the definition of child is a person 14 years of age or under<a id="cite-WLrLM" href="#WLrLM" class="citation_link">[1]</a>.<br> The definition of an adult is a person 18 years of age or up.<br> The definition of a teen is a person between and including […]

Are syllableinitial consonants always different from syllablefinal consonants

<h1>Are syllable-initial consonants always different from syllable-final consonants?</h1> <p>[A2A].<br> Edited after clarification – see comments 😉 Interesting question.<br> My first instinct was to say &ldquo;no&rdquo;.<br> While there are clear positional variants (e.<br>g.<br> aspiration of syllable-initial voiceless stops in English, devoicing of final voiced stops in German, unreleased stops in Southern Chinese) which are perceived as […]

Are Spanish Mexican Hispanic the same thing

<h1>Are Spanish, Mexican, Hispanic the same thing?</h1> <p>No, they are different.<br> <b>Spanish</b>: either someone from Spain or the language <b>Mexican</b>: someone from Mexico.<br> <b>Hispanic</b>: incorrectly-used word to classify people from a Spanish-speaking country.<br> <i>Hispania</i> was the name for the present day Spain, used by the Romans.<br> Therefore, it is only correct for people or things […]

Are Quora answers all true or exaggerated

<h1>Are Quora answers 'all true', or exaggerated?</h1> <p>Let me tell you a quick story.<br> (Spoiler alert: It&rsquo;s about me, and it&rsquo;s awesome.<br>) I was an only child with a preternatural curiosity about technology, security, and other people.<br> I did well in school — always have — but I didn&rsquo;t really like high school, so I […]

Are people in Mexico considered Spaniards because Spain sent conquistadors to Mexico and Mexico was formed

<h1>Are people in Mexico considered Spaniards because Spain sent conquistadors to Mexico and Mexico was formed?</h1> <p>This is a fascinating concept.<br> Some of the others have already made reference to the specific numbers, and it is true that the majority of Mexicans are the descendants of the intermarriage of the Spanish conquistadors and settlers with […]

Are people fundamentally good or bad in general

<h1>Are people fundamentally good or bad in general?</h1> <p><b>Neither.<br></b> &ldquo;What? Why?&rdquo; you ask.<br> I&rsquo;ll tell you.<br> <b>Humans at their core are merely self-interested.<br></b> <b>&ldquo;Whoa, Angel Santiago.<br> I am not self-interested.<br> I donate to my church and save kittens off the street and always do the right thing for others.<br>&rdquo;</b> Cool.<br> You have to eat, don&rsquo;t […]

Are my Quora answers good

<h1>Are my Quora answers good?</h1> <p>I&#039;m a teenage girl (and am very good at writing if I do say so myself).<br> I read a few of them.<br> Are they any good? In terms of how <b>helpful</b> they are, <b>yes.<br></b> In terms of how they are <b>formatted</b>, they&#039;re <b>alright</b>.<br> In terms of <b>spelling, no</b>.<br> I was […]

Are many of Quoras Top Writers introverted

<h1>Are many of Quora's Top Writers introverted?</h1> <p>I&#039;m one of the not introverted Quora&#039;s top writers.<br> My motivations are always both intrinsic and extrinsic (btw, a great video on topic: ).<br> I&#039;ve never got really tired of communicating in my life, not even a bit.<br> I feel empowered and suave at huge parties and I […]

Are Latinos considered Spanish

<h1>Are Latinos considered Spanish?</h1> <p>First, Spanish is a language spoken by Spaniards and Western Hemisphere Hispanics/Latinos, not a an ethnicity term.<br> Second, all Hispanics may be Latino, but not all Latinos are Hispanic.<br> Which means that some Latinos speak Spanish and some don&rsquo;t.<br> Brazilians, for instance, speak Portuguese.<br> I don&rsquo;t know where the word Hispanic […]

Apart from speaking and reading books how do I improve my speaking and writing skills in English Is there a website available where someone could correct me How long would it take to master these skills

<h1>Apart from speaking and reading books, how do I improve my speaking and writing skills in English? Is there a website available where someone could correct me? How long would it take to master these skills?</h1> <p>As one of the founders of <span class="qlink_container"><a href="http://www.<br>englishforindia.<br>com" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" onclick="return Q.<br>openUrl(this, 48566767);" class="external_link" data-qt-tooltip="englishforindia.<br>com">EnglishforIndia</a></span>, I have […]

Are Aztec Nahuatl words used in Castilian Spanish

<h1>Are Aztec Nahuatl words used in Castilian Spanish?</h1> <p>caxitl (Nahuatl) – caja (Spanish) – box (English) petlacalli (Nahuatl) – petaca (Spanish) – suitcase (English) nahualli (Nahuatl) – nagual (Spanish) – <b>animagus</b> (English/Harry Potter!) xocolatl (Nahuatl) – chocolate (Spanish) – chocolate (English) xitomatl (Nahuatl) – jitomate (Spanish) – tomato (English) comalli (Nahuatl) – comal (Spanish) – […]

Are all the US Presidents related to each other

<h1>Are all the U.S. Presidents related to each other?</h1> <p></p> <p><span class="qlink_container"><a href="/profile/Brian-Roemmele">Brian Roemmele</a></span> mentioned 12-year-old BridgeAnne d&#039;Avignon&#039;s work summarizing what she found relating 42 of the 43 people who were U.<br>S.<br> presidents related to John Lackland.<br>&nbsp; She made, and is selling, a beautiful chart summarizing what others had published.<br> I DO want to correct […]

Are apps still profitable

<h1>Are apps still profitable?</h1> <p>I will assume that u are talking about mobile apps.<br> Yes apps are profitable.<br> I can tell u with the help of an example.<br> Some online shopping portals are &quot;app-only&quot;.<br> They do this so that people are not able to compare the same product with different shopping portals.<br> U can do […]

A global catastrophe reduces the population to 100 mil our infrastructure is mostly destroyed How long would it take to reach modern levels again

<h1>A global catastrophe reduces the population to 100 mil, our infrastructure is mostly destroyed How long would it take to reach modern levels again?</h1> <p>It would take quite a while since the infrastructure is wiped out.<br>&nbsp; As mentioned by <span class="qlink_container"><a href="/profile/Tim-Hofstetter">Tim Hofstetter</a></span> , the Internet contains most of our common knowledge and without it […]

Among Hispanic American dialects of Spanish is Mexican Spanish the nearest to Castilian Spanish

<h1>Among Hispanic American dialects of Spanish, is Mexican Spanish the nearest to Castilian Spanish?</h1> <p>I&rsquo;d say it&rsquo;s Colombian, especially the &ldquo;Paisa&rdquo; dialect of Medellin and surrounding areas – they use &ldquo;tu&rdquo;, they pronounce &ldquo;s&rdquo; close to an &ldquo;sh&rdquo;, and even some of their expressions, they sound very much like Spaniards.<br> As a Mexican myself, I […]

Can e books replace paper books

<h1>Can e books replace paper books?</h1> <p>Yes E-books have the potential to replace paper books Lot of people who argue otherwise are those who have grown with paper books , and so the idea&nbsp; that they would become obsolete is unacceptable.<br> But in the coming generations where children would spend more time on their gadgets […]

Can copying composition improve English writing skills

<h1>Can copying composition improve English writing skills?</h1> <p>Absolutely! If you read <i>The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin</i>, you&rsquo;ll actually see that this was the first step Benjamin Franklin used to teach himself how to write.<br> While you&rsquo;re doing this, you should also be questioning the choices the author made in writing the source material, and play […]

Can Barack Obama ever be president again

<h1>Can Barack Obama ever be president again?</h1> <p>I&rsquo;m going to use Obama as the example because that&rsquo;s what the question specifically asks, but this applies to any two term president.<br> While I would like to say no, he can&rsquo;t be president again because the 22nd Amendment limits him to only being able to serve two […]

Can anyone write a short story in 5 words

<h1>Can anyone write a short story in 5 words?</h1> <p>Twins….<br>.<br> but not by birth.<br> He understood….<br>.<br> without any words.<br> She gave him another chance.<br> He wanted to cry…….<br> couldn&#039;t! Started yesterday…… but never continued.<br> Jumped….<br>.<br> he wanted to live.<br> Tied a raakhi…… to himself.<br> ….<br> <b>Edit: </b>I am providing the explanation of two of them […]

Can anyone write a random poem

<h1>Can anyone write a random poem?</h1> <p>Do you have any clue? Its all about you.<br> In the theatre of your mind making the poem well rhymed you never truly knows how your true intentions goes.<br> holding you tight in highs and lows by writing an article or composing a prose.<br>.<br> Forgotten the aftermath of disaster […]

Can anyone help me with some basic grammar rules

<h1>Can anyone help me with some basic grammar rules?</h1> <p><b>Question: &ldquo;Can anyone help me with some basic grammar rules?&rdquo;</b> Yes, there are a great many people who can help you with some basic grammar rules.<br> What you need to do is ask a specific question about what you want explained.<br> We can&rsquo;t help you if […]

Can anybody write a book

<h1>Can anybody write a book?</h1> <p>Yes.<br> BUT… The man on top of the mountain didn&rsquo;t just fall there.<br> Things take time.<br> If you wanted to fly a plane, what would you do? You&#039;d find a ground school and take lessons.<br> If you wanted to play the piano, what would you do? You&#039;d find a piano […]

Can anybody become a writer

<h1>Can anybody become a writer?</h1> <p></p> <p>Anyone who is reasonably literate in their native language can be a writer, in a sense of putting words down on paper or in a computer file.<br> One becomes a competent writer through reading and practice.<br> Writing, like any other skill, requires practice.<br> A good writer—someone beyond mere competence—is […]

Can an AI write poetry

<h1>Can an AI write poetry?</h1> <p>Unfortunately, YES! AI bots are writing poetry.<br> Why unfortunate? Humans use art to express emotions and thoughts.<br> Why should a machine be producing creative outcomes based on data? What good will this do for us? Questions aside, AI bots are able to write poetry based on algorithms, and matching words […]

Can a single person change the world

<h1>Can a single person change the world?</h1> <p>Absolutely.<br> There are millions of fantastic examples to answer this question, but here is one of my personal favorites.<br> <span class="qlink_container"><a href="https://en.<br>m.<br>wikipedia.<br>org/wiki/Jane_Goodall" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" onclick="return Q.<br>openUrl(this, 76479835);" class="external_link" data-qt-tooltip="wikipedia.<br>org">Jane Goodall – Wikipedia</a></span> I have perosnally met this woman.<br> She is a kind, brilliant, and beautiful human being […]

Can a person change the world literally

<h1>Can a person change the world, literally?</h1> <p>Yes.<br> Since the world is nothing more but a subjective external projection of my own internal qualities, the moment I change my internal qualities the world around me changes too.<br> <span class="qlink_container"><a href="http://laitman.<br>com/2016/12/the-whole-world-is-inside-me/" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" onclick="return Q.<br>openUrl(this, 38367477);" class="external_link" data-qt-tooltip="laitman.<br>com">The Whole World Is Inside Me | Laitman.<br>com</a></span></p> […]

By whom are you most inspired and why

<h1>By whom are you most inspired, and why?</h1> <p>I&rsquo;m most inspired by this man! One can achieve anything by &ldquo;Dedication&rdquo; and he is synonym of this word.<br> Yes this man, you might have different opinion from what i&rsquo;m having but i&rsquo;ll try to convince you.<br>.<br> He was eighteen, he was playing at 40* from Delhi […]

Can a bullet journal be an effective travel journal

<h1>Can a bullet journal be an effective travel journal?</h1> <p>Yes! A bullet journal can be used as a travel journal, of course.<br> Although, I recommend getting a travelers notebook for a travel journal.<br> Here is a link that will show you how to bullet journal in a travelers notebook: <span class="qlink_container"><a href="https://homeschoolon.<br>com/bullet-journaling-travelers-notebook/" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" […]

Books Who are some of the best motivational writers ever

<h1>Books: Who are some of the best motivational writers ever?</h1> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <h1>Books: Who are some of the best motivational writers ever?</h1> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <h1>Books: Who are some of the best motivational writers ever?</h1> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <h1>Books: Who are some of the best motivational writers ever?</h1> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> […]

Be yourself Who is yourself

<h1>Be "yourself". Who is "yourself"?</h1> <p>I think <i>&ldquo;be yourself&rdquo;</i> is a meaningless phrase, because whatever you do you are yourself, <b>you are always yourself</b>, <b>you will always have your own indentity</b>, it&#039;s impossible for you to not be yourself since by definition you are yourself.<br> When people say <i>&ldquo;be yourself&rdquo;</i> it has a metaphorical meaning, […]

Assuming asexual reproduction if there were two identical Earths one 100 male population and one 100 female what would the differences between the two worlds be

<h1>Assuming asexual reproduction, if there were two identical Earths – one 100% male population and one 100% female what would the differences between the two worlds be?</h1> <p>I will only say this, men need women, maybe more than women need men, but women also need men.<br> I have read a sci-fi story on what might […]

As a man what movie or movies made you cry

<h1>As a man, what movie or movies made you cry?</h1> <p>Oddly enough, the last movie that made me cry (and by &ldquo;cry&rdquo; I mean &ldquo;bawl my eyes out&rdquo;-in fact, this is the only film that has made me cry that hard that I can think of) was Kiki&rsquo;s Delivery Service.<br> I watched it for the […]

Are you writing a novel Whats it about

<h1>Are you writing a novel? What's it about?</h1> <p>I am! I have a feeling that a future potential publisher would not be overly happy to hear that I wrote this, but, oh well, they&rsquo;ll never know anyway shh.<br> My novel, which currently titled <i>Hireath</i>*<i> </i>and is set at the turn of the 20th century, focuses […]

Are you proud of yourself

<h1>Are you proud of yourself?</h1> <p>I can see myself both ways.<br> The positive view is the only one that can be allowed any power in my life.<br> I will never be wanting for critics, (including my own inner one).<br> Holding my head high and persevering against the odds gives me a fighting chance to enjoy […]

Are top writers monopolizing Quora

<h1>Are top writers monopolizing Quora?</h1> <p>Lol who is the disgruntled writer who didn&rsquo;t get chosen this time around as a Top Writer? I am not even too sure how one monopolizes an enormous platform, but the answer to your question is very simple and that is no.<br> Notice that I do not have a Top […]

Are there too many teens on Quora

<h1>Are there too many teens on Quora?</h1> <p></p> <p><b><i>Puh-leeze </i></b><b>with this question.<br></b> Brian and Carlos have already made great points about how the few teens on Quora are well-behaved and likely to gain a lot from being here.<br> But let&#039;s be selfish; let&#039;s talk about how <i>we</i> benefit from teens being on Quora.<br> <b>DIVERSITY</b> — […]

Are there any special grammar rules

<h1>Are there any special grammar rules?</h1> <p>Yes.<br> There are 3 major differences from English: It relies heavily on articles to set up nouns.<br> Even more so than English.<br> Every noun must be preceded by an article, and, since the alphabet I am using doesn&#039;t have capitals, there are specific articles to convey proper nouns.<br> Essentially, […]

Are teens more similar to kids or adults

<h1>Are teens more similar to kids or adults?</h1> <p>Teens are more similar to kids until they are about 23.<br>&nbsp; The continuum is very flexible, however.<br> Some teens will appear more mature than others and will have had very different life experiences.<br>&nbsp; But often that&#039;s a superficial appearance.<br>&nbsp; I recall being very impressed by a 14-year-old […]

Are teens half kids and half adults

<h1>Are teens half kids and half adults?</h1> <p>Teens aren&rsquo;t 50% this and 50% that.<br> They are 100% human.<br> So are kids for that matter.<br> Don&rsquo;t treat kids or even teens as less than adults, meaning like they are not able to grasp what is going on.<br> Don&rsquo;t underestimate them and don&rsquo;t coddle them to the […]

Are Spanish people white

<h1>Are Spanish people white?</h1> <p>I will probably come across as crude, because this type of question is downright exasperating.<br> <b>Why can&rsquo;t people get it through their thick skulls that Spaniards are white, European people?</b> I could be wrongly jumping to conclusions here, but it&rsquo;s likely the person asking this is American, because Americans are usually […]

Are teens adults

<h1>Are teens adults?</h1> <p>Well, you could just Google it, but… <b>It depends.<br></b> You see, the definition of child is a person 14 years of age or under<a id="cite-WLrLM" href="#WLrLM" class="citation_link">[1]</a>.<br> The definition of an adult is a person 18 years of age or up.<br> The definition of a teen is a person between and including […]

Are syllableinitial consonants always different from syllablefinal consonants

<h1>Are syllable-initial consonants always different from syllable-final consonants?</h1> <p>[A2A].<br> Edited after clarification – see comments 😉 Interesting question.<br> My first instinct was to say &ldquo;no&rdquo;.<br> While there are clear positional variants (e.<br>g.<br> aspiration of syllable-initial voiceless stops in English, devoicing of final voiced stops in German, unreleased stops in Southern Chinese) which are perceived as […]

Are Spanish Mexican Hispanic the same thing

<h1>Are Spanish, Mexican, Hispanic the same thing?</h1> <p>No, they are different.<br> <b>Spanish</b>: either someone from Spain or the language <b>Mexican</b>: someone from Mexico.<br> <b>Hispanic</b>: incorrectly-used word to classify people from a Spanish-speaking country.<br> <i>Hispania</i> was the name for the present day Spain, used by the Romans.<br> Therefore, it is only correct for people or things […]

Are Quora answers all true or exaggerated

<h1>Are Quora answers 'all true', or exaggerated?</h1> <p>Let me tell you a quick story.<br> (Spoiler alert: It&rsquo;s about me, and it&rsquo;s awesome.<br>) I was an only child with a preternatural curiosity about technology, security, and other people.<br> I did well in school — always have — but I didn&rsquo;t really like high school, so I […]

Are people in Mexico considered Spaniards because Spain sent conquistadors to Mexico and Mexico was formed

<h1>Are people in Mexico considered Spaniards because Spain sent conquistadors to Mexico and Mexico was formed?</h1> <p>This is a fascinating concept.<br> Some of the others have already made reference to the specific numbers, and it is true that the majority of Mexicans are the descendants of the intermarriage of the Spanish conquistadors and settlers with […]

Are people fundamentally good or bad in general

<h1>Are people fundamentally good or bad in general?</h1> <p><b>Neither.<br></b> &ldquo;What? Why?&rdquo; you ask.<br> I&rsquo;ll tell you.<br> <b>Humans at their core are merely self-interested.<br></b> <b>&ldquo;Whoa, Angel Santiago.<br> I am not self-interested.<br> I donate to my church and save kittens off the street and always do the right thing for others.<br>&rdquo;</b> Cool.<br> You have to eat, don&rsquo;t […]

Are my Quora answers good

<h1>Are my Quora answers good?</h1> <p>I&#039;m a teenage girl (and am very good at writing if I do say so myself).<br> I read a few of them.<br> Are they any good? In terms of how <b>helpful</b> they are, <b>yes.<br></b> In terms of how they are <b>formatted</b>, they&#039;re <b>alright</b>.<br> In terms of <b>spelling, no</b>.<br> I was […]

Are many of Quoras Top Writers introverted

<h1>Are many of Quora's Top Writers introverted?</h1> <p>I&#039;m one of the not introverted Quora&#039;s top writers.<br> My motivations are always both intrinsic and extrinsic (btw, a great video on topic: ).<br> I&#039;ve never got really tired of communicating in my life, not even a bit.<br> I feel empowered and suave at huge parties and I […]

Are Latinos considered Spanish

<h1>Are Latinos considered Spanish?</h1> <p>First, Spanish is a language spoken by Spaniards and Western Hemisphere Hispanics/Latinos, not a an ethnicity term.<br> Second, all Hispanics may be Latino, but not all Latinos are Hispanic.<br> Which means that some Latinos speak Spanish and some don&rsquo;t.<br> Brazilians, for instance, speak Portuguese.<br> I don&rsquo;t know where the word Hispanic […]

Apart from speaking and reading books how do I improve my speaking and writing skills in English Is there a website available where someone could correct me How long would it take to master these skills

<h1>Apart from speaking and reading books, how do I improve my speaking and writing skills in English? Is there a website available where someone could correct me? How long would it take to master these skills?</h1> <p>As one of the founders of <span class="qlink_container"><a href="http://www.<br>englishforindia.<br>com" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" onclick="return Q.<br>openUrl(this, 48566767);" class="external_link" data-qt-tooltip="englishforindia.<br>com">EnglishforIndia</a></span>, I have […]

Are Aztec Nahuatl words used in Castilian Spanish

<h1>Are Aztec Nahuatl words used in Castilian Spanish?</h1> <p>caxitl (Nahuatl) – caja (Spanish) – box (English) petlacalli (Nahuatl) – petaca (Spanish) – suitcase (English) nahualli (Nahuatl) – nagual (Spanish) – <b>animagus</b> (English/Harry Potter!) xocolatl (Nahuatl) – chocolate (Spanish) – chocolate (English) xitomatl (Nahuatl) – jitomate (Spanish) – tomato (English) comalli (Nahuatl) – comal (Spanish) – […]

Are all the US Presidents related to each other

<h1>Are all the U.S. Presidents related to each other?</h1> <p></p> <p><span class="qlink_container"><a href="/profile/Brian-Roemmele">Brian Roemmele</a></span> mentioned 12-year-old BridgeAnne d&#039;Avignon&#039;s work summarizing what she found relating 42 of the 43 people who were U.<br>S.<br> presidents related to John Lackland.<br>&nbsp; She made, and is selling, a beautiful chart summarizing what others had published.<br> I DO want to correct […]

Are apps still profitable

<h1>Are apps still profitable?</h1> <p>I will assume that u are talking about mobile apps.<br> Yes apps are profitable.<br> I can tell u with the help of an example.<br> Some online shopping portals are &quot;app-only&quot;.<br> They do this so that people are not able to compare the same product with different shopping portals.<br> U can do […]

A global catastrophe reduces the population to 100 mil our infrastructure is mostly destroyed How long would it take to reach modern levels again

<h1>A global catastrophe reduces the population to 100 mil, our infrastructure is mostly destroyed How long would it take to reach modern levels again?</h1> <p>It would take quite a while since the infrastructure is wiped out.<br>&nbsp; As mentioned by <span class="qlink_container"><a href="/profile/Tim-Hofstetter">Tim Hofstetter</a></span> , the Internet contains most of our common knowledge and without it […]

Among Hispanic American dialects of Spanish is Mexican Spanish the nearest to Castilian Spanish

<h1>Among Hispanic American dialects of Spanish, is Mexican Spanish the nearest to Castilian Spanish?</h1> <p>I&rsquo;d say it&rsquo;s Colombian, especially the &ldquo;Paisa&rdquo; dialect of Medellin and surrounding areas – they use &ldquo;tu&rdquo;, they pronounce &ldquo;s&rdquo; close to an &ldquo;sh&rdquo;, and even some of their expressions, they sound very much like Spaniards.<br> As a Mexican myself, I […]

Would you rather be a male or female

<h1>Would you rather be a male or female?</h1> <p>While there are advantages and disadvantages to being male or female, overall I would prefer to be female.<br> I say this because, in my opinion, there are more age ranges in life when females have the advantages than age ranges when males have more advantages.<br> Without going […]

Will the socalled Romance languages like French Spanish and Italian ever become genderneutral

<h1>Will the so-called &ldquo;Romance&rdquo; languages like French, Spanish and Italian ever become gender-neutral?</h1> <p>Nouns being masculine, feminine or neutral is a very ingrained characteristic of some languages, and it is not very likely that this will change any time soon.<br> It occurs not only in Romance (Latin) languages, but also in Slavic languages.<br> However, never […]

Why is the verb to be omitted in the Russian language What could be a reason of it And are there any other languages with such a feature

<h1>Why is the verb "to be" omitted in the Russian language? What could be a reason of it? And are there any other languages with such a feature?</h1> <p>The verb <i>быть, bytj — &lsquo;to be&rsquo; </i>as the <i>copula</i> is usually omitted in Russian in the present tense only.<br> It is not dropped otherwise: <i>&laquo;</i><b><i>Быть</i></b><i> или […]

Why is the present perfect continuous preferred over the present perfect simple in The floor is filthy Have you been running around the house with your shoes on

<h1>Why is the present perfect continuous preferred over the present perfect simple in, "The floor is filthy! Have you been running around the house with your shoes on"?</h1> <p>You are asking why the question is not <b>&ldquo;Have you run around the house with your shoes on?&rdquo;</b> This question would imply that the person has run […]

Why is Ginny treated of Mary Sue and that Luna is loved while the latter has no visible defects and appeared late in addition to appearing only in some scene this is not Luna bashing but a sincere question

<h1>Why is Ginny treated of Mary Sue and that Luna is loved while the latter has no visible defects and appeared late in addition to appearing only in some scene? (this is not Luna bashing but a sincere question)</h1> <p>Neither of the characters are perfect; they are not perfect Mary Sue&rsquo;s.<br> Ginny Weasley is awkward […]

Why is French etymologically so different from other Romance languages

<h1>Why is French etymologically so different from other Romance languages?</h1> <p>A2A.<br> What do you mean, &ldquo;etymologically different&rdquo;? The French vocabulary is <b>not very different</b> from the other Romance languages: at least 75% overlap with all of them, 89% with Italian (which Quorans often seem to consider as today&rsquo;s Latin): <span class="qlink_container"><a href="https://en.<br>wikipedia.<br>org/wiki/Lexical_similarity" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" […]

Why is 0 plural

<h1>Why is 0 plural?</h1> <p></p> <p>It isn&rsquo;t.<br> It isn&rsquo;t the word &ldquo;zero&rdquo; here that is plural.<br> &ldquo;Zero&rdquo; is neither singular nor plural.<br> It&rsquo;s nothing.<br> Actually we used to say &ldquo;nought&rdquo; instead of &ldquo;zero&rdquo;, and &ldquo;nought&rdquo; (or &ldquo;naught&rdquo;) means nothing.<br> When we say &ldquo;one apple&rdquo; or &ldquo;two apples&rdquo;, then it&rsquo;s a specific number of apples, and […]

Why doesnt Italian form plurals with an s like other major romance languages such as French Spanish and Portuguese

<h1>Why doesn't Italian form plurals with an "s" like other major romance languages such as French, Spanish and Portuguese?</h1> <p>Adding to the excellent answer by <span class="qlink_container"><a href="/profile/Adriano-Cunha-Trigueiro">Adriano Cunha Trigueiro,</a></span> I&rsquo;ll say that I believe that the second and less usual explanation must actually be the correct one, that is: it is not that Italian […]

Why doesnt BTS make an English song

<h1>Why doesn't BTS make an English song?</h1> <p>The members of BTS are Korean, meaning they were born there and have lived there their whole lives and of course they speak Korean, it is basically their mother tongue.<br> And apparently most Army&#039;s are okay with that because I mean, there are subtitles.<br> There are actually two […]

Why does the Portuguese language have two verbs for being ser and estar if there is just one in most of the romance languages eg French and Italian

<h1>Why does the Portuguese language have two verbs for being (ser and estar) if there is just one in most of the romance languages (e.g., French and Italian)?</h1> <p>Many have pointed already that several Romance Languages actually do have such distinctions between &ldquo;ser&rdquo; and &ldquo;estar&rdquo;.<br> So, what I would like to stress is that, perhaps […]

Why do you write

<h1>Why do you write?</h1> <p><b>Because, I&rsquo;m lonely.<br></b> Recently I watched a video on YouTube called<b><i> &ldquo;Why so Many People Want to Be Writers,&rdquo;</i></b> by <span class="qlink_container"><a href="https://www.<br>youtube.<br>com/watch?t=59s&amp;v=axXn_Vn2vYo" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" onclick="return Q.<br>openUrl(this, 88924754);" class="external_link" data-qt-tooltip="youtube.<br>com"><b>The School of Life.<br></b></a></span> The timing of this video could not be any better.<br> Six months ago I started writing online […]

Why do you write on Quora Why did you start Howd you find the site What questions were you compelled to answer and what questions were you compelled to ask What keeps you writing and what keeps you reading

<h1>Why do you write on Quora? Why did you start? How&rsquo;d you find the site? What questions were you compelled to answer and what questions were you compelled to ask? What keeps you writing and what keeps you reading?</h1> <p>A very good question, I started writing on quora since day before yesterday I&#039;ll tell you […]

Why do you use a bullet journal system

<h1>Why do you use a bullet journal system?</h1> <p></p> <p>Hello, I&rsquo;m Masha, a blogger behind <span class="qlink_container"><a href="https://mashaplans.<br>com/" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" onclick="return Q.<br>openUrl(this, 107349913);" class="external_link" data-qt-tooltip="mashaplans.<br>com">Masha Plans</a></span>, where I write about Bullet Journal and intentional living.<br> Bullet Journal changed my life completely in so many ways! So below are some of the reasons why I&rsquo;m […]

Why do the Chinese use handwriting keyboards

<h1>Why do the Chinese use handwriting keyboards?</h1> <p>Thanks for A2A.<br> There are three basic approaches to keyboards in Chinese: The simplified one: The complete one: Or Pinyin, entered using Latin characters and converted to Chinese characters by the OS.<br> Each system as its drawbacks.<br> There will be Chinese people who are as pedantic about their […]

Why do questioners not respond to answers I have answered a number of questions here in some detail and in some cases no one has responded to query what I have said ask for clarification etc surely the point of Quora is to have a dialogue

<h1>Why do questioners not respond to answers? I have answered a number of questions here in some detail and in some cases, no one has responded to query what I have said, ask for clarification, etc., surely the point of Quora is to have a dialogue.</h1> <p><b>Why do questioners not respond to answers? I have […]

Why do people write such lengthy answers on Quora

<h1>Why do people write such lengthy answers on Quora?</h1> <p><b><i>Why do people write such lengthy answers on Quora?</i></b> Guilty as charged.<br> As to my areas of experience and expertise, I am probably the most verbose of the contributors or the most prolific violator of any written or unwritten policy on reasonable-length answers, whichever description suites […]

Why do most of the languages use auxiliary verbs like to be while it can be dropped without losing the meaning What are the languages except for Indonesian Russian Ukrainian and Belarusian that tend to drop it

<h1>Why do most of the languages use auxiliary verbs like "to be" while it can be dropped without losing the meaning? What are the languages except for Indonesian, Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian that tend to drop it?</h1> <p>You want this map: <span class="qlink_container"><a href="https://wals.<br>info/feature/120A#2/16.<br>6/153.<br>5" rel="noopener nofollow" target="_blank" onclick="return Q.<br>openUrl(this, 129830632);" class="external_link" data-qt-tooltip="wals.<br>info">Feature 120A: Zero Copula […]

Why do English grammar rules matter

<h1>Why do English grammar rules matter?</h1> <p>Grammar is the structure of a language, which includes word order.<br> So if I wrote: &lsquo;structure language the is a of grammar&rsquo;, you&rsquo;d have a tough time understanding.<br> If I said &lsquo;he have a nice house&rsquo;, you would understand, but think I must be foreign, because I know of […]