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Is there a subtle difference between “somebody” and “someone”, “anybody” and “anyone”?

Are there any subtle differences between "somebody" and "someone", or can they be used completely interchangeably? Similarly, can you imagine a situation in which you would prefer "anybody" to ...
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Everybody knows that […] VS Everyone knows that […] [closed]

I was wondering if we should use one expression rather than the other? For example the sentence could be: Everybody knows that global warming is an important problem Or Everyone knows that ...