It is always difficult to establish a restricted list of best questions and answers. Here is a small selection that reflects some of the content I liked the most this quarter.
"Dernier Cri": a question about origins.
This question, coming from a discussion on Spanish SE, asked about the origins of the expression "dernier cri" referring ...
Some favourite questions:
Pronunciation of IEN
A broader version of a question I asked after being mistaken in my advice to a student. An attempt to find out the logic or system behind something that appears unpredictable.
ramer à mort - meaning
Interesting idiom; simply enjoyed reading it. I don't usually like "What does this individual phrase ...
Can "parce que" be followed by a noun phrase, instead of a finite clause?
A precise, well asked and documented question and an answer that tackles grammar and vocabulary and that is open to regional variations.
How a very narrow question about a very abstruse text can nevertheless lead to a very open ...
There were a lot of interesting questions this quarter! I selected two that I particularly liked:
Spring forward, fall back
A question by Luke Sawczak, answered by himself
I find this question very interesting because it is one of these expressions that are hard to translate without losing the poetry in it. And most of all, I find the answer very clever. :)