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How to use the word “restriction”

I am not sure about the usage of the word “restriction”. I would like to use it in a sentence like: “This video has some distribution and/or age restrictions”. Can I use “has some” or is there a ...
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Is this an example of parody

Is this an example of parody "A-Midsummers-Nights-Dream " http://www.scribd.com/doc/233474857/A-Midsummers-Nights-Dream-erotic-poetry
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Paraphrase this sentence please [on hold]

It made her fear some conspiratorial, punishing power had carried her back home.
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What does “a bookstore-counting mood in Paris prompts soul-searching over Amazon’s 41 % share of new book sales in America” mean?

In the article titled “The French do buy books. Real books” appearing in New York Times (July 9), the author, Pamela Druckerman writes: “Recently when I was strolling through my museum-like ...
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Is there a word for a picture of a face that is made from the letters of a name?

Does anybody know if there is a name for a picture of a face made from the actual letters of a name? This picture from the band T'Pau's album cover is a good example what I'm looking for - Heart and ...
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Why the ring finger is called the third finger?

I’ve long puzzled about why the ring finger is called third finger in spite of it being the forth finger from the thumb (counting the thumb as the first, the pointing finger the second, the middle ...
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When did “sci-fi” become popular?

When did the term sci-fi come into usage?
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Confused over a word (Slang/Dialect/Shortcut) [closed]

"She obliq to contact to you" Someone replied me like this. I'm confused about the slang/Dialect/shortcut used here. I'm unable to get the word 'obliq' here. Can someone please explain whether the ...