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comment Linguistics: What concordance software supports Hittite fonts and where can I get suitable corpora?
The corpora part of the question is unquestionably on-topic.
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comment Linguistics
@Guijarro and @Alan, if you're in the target audience for this site, you already know what "Linguistics" means. Do you really think that the site definition needs to include that information?
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comment Writers: Is there any good software for plot generation?
I hope you're not generating your plots with software.
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comment Linguistics: Is there a straightforward pattern to the conjugations in Sindarin?
I feel pretty strongly that languages invented for fiction or personal use should be off-topic for this site. Constructed languages that have real speaker communities (like Esperanto) can be on-topic, but only insofar as they show features of linguistic interest--this is not a site to answer questions about Esperanto grammar any more than its a site to answer questions about French grammar. And pidgins and creoles are not constructed languages in the usual sense, so they're as on-topic as any other natural language.
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comment Linguistics: What languages are (almost) purely isolating, yet have no tones?
This is a great question, IMHO.
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comment Writers: Is Dewey, Cheatum, and Howe a legitimate literary agency?
I'm amazed that this is getting "off-topic" votes, since I thought that it was clearly on-topic.
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comment Linguistics: Can “revived” Cornish be considered the same language as the original, extinct one?
+1, but I suggest a rewording: "What are the differences, if any, between revived Cornish and the original extinct version"?
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comment English Language & Usage: Please help me to write an official meeting invitation email.
+1 to what @Dan said. It would be embarrassing and unfortunate if both of these questions got into our top 5. I urge everyone who reads this to take their votes off of this question if possible.
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comment English Language & Usage: What languages are genetic relatives of English? When/where was mutual intelligibility lost? What artifacts of that relationship can still be found?
IMHO this would go better on Linguistics (area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/6673/…).
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comment Linguistics: Is [word] in [language A] related to [word] in [language B]?
Looks good to me. Potentially a little basic, but not off-topic.
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comment Writers: I received a free copy of [book] to review on my blog. How do I ethically & legally disclose that?
Technically on-topic, but not what I would consider the core topic of the site.
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proposed question Writers: Is Dewey, Cheatum, and Howe a legitimate literary agency?
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proposed question Linguistics: What software should I use for recording and analyzing spectrograms?
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proposed question Linguistics: What is the evidence for the relationship between the Turkic and Finno-Ugric language families?
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proposed question Linguistics: What does [word] mean in [language]?