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Jun
26
answered What's the opposite of “bootstrap” (in business)?
Jun
26
answered “Soccer mom”: why soccer?
Jun
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on “Take care with” something
Jun
23
awarded  Yearling
Jun
23
answered What is the origin of the phrase “another string to your bow”
Jun
22
comment Someone who enjoys statistics
And an American equivalent is something like "stats geek."
Jun
20
revised Is there a male counterpart of jezebel?
added 81 characters in body
Jun
20
answered Is there a male counterpart of jezebel?
Jun
19
comment What is the origin and meaning of conniption dido
Dido's actions would be described by many in OED terms: "a caper; a disturbance, ‘row’, ‘shindy’; esp. in phr. to cut (up) didoes.:
Jun
19
answered You dropped him like he's hot
Jun
19
comment “I can tell you but I'll have to kill you” - What to reply now?
This line, or a very similar one, was written by no less than Mr. Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway (the second or third richest man in the world). Considering that it was used by such an "authority," asking for an appropriate retort doesn't seem unreasonable. I have voted to reopen.
Jun
19
answered Why can’t you say “I fell the stairs”?
Jun
18
answered What does “fraction of Blue Book value” mean?
Jun
18
answered What does the phrase “taking a bath with the crowd” mean?
Jun
18
answered What's meaning of “get to the meat of”?
Jun
18
answered What does “If she smokes, she pokes” exactly mean?
Jun
18
answered What does “Serve red meat to the crowd" mean?
Jun
17
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
16
awarded  Constituent
Jun
15
awarded  Nice Answer