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comment Why do you survive 'by the skin of your teeth'?
In "The Battle For Stalingrad," General Chuikov related how badly injured, "diehard" Soviet soldiers would pull grenade pins using their teeth, then "throw" them at the enemy with their remaining arms or legs.
Jul
19
answered Why do you survive 'by the skin of your teeth'?
Jul
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answered What does “over” mean here?
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Jul
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answered Where does the word “wankers” come from?
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answered What does “pillow-plumping romance with the press” mean?
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revised Is there a word for a comment which makes no sense or adds nothing to the current discussion?
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answered A critical situation in which no trick works?
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revised Does “the N-word” have implications other than a word used for racial discrimination?
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answered Is there a single word to mean “rate of procrastination”?
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revised Are there English variations to ask people to smile other than “Say cheese!” when taking a picture of others?
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answered What does “velvet-rope-poor” mean?
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answered Does “the N-word” have implications other than a word used for racial discrimination?
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answered What does “binder” mean? Why did it become a political buzzword?
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comment Are there any names of food that are associated with political correctness other than Fried chicken?
Add "sushi" to the list. A friend of mine was slapped with a discrimination suit for calling a Korean-American subordinate "sushi."
Jul
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answered Is there a word for a comment which makes no sense or adds nothing to the current discussion?
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answered What does “make the leap into the Richmond (or any name of the place) fishbowl” mean?
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answered What does “You can’t lead an organization whose case officers must be impervious to blackmail” mean?
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answered What does someone “pushes back and crack some eggs” mean? Is it a popular turn of phrase?
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answered Are there English variations to ask people to smile other than “Say cheese!” when taking a picture of others?