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Jun
20
revised Is there a male counterpart of jezebel?
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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
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
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Jun
16
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Jun
15
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
12
comment Context of “when?”
@ColinFine: That doesn't surprise me, but that's good to know. That would explain the notion of "upward mobility," which is more ingrained in the American psyche than elsewhere.
Jun
12
comment Context of “when?”
@FumbleFingers: Yes, "way back when" works. But there is an element of "way back when..." things weren't so good as today.
Jun
12
comment Context of “when?”
@fumbleFingers: Yes, "way back when" or "long, long ago."
Jun
12
answered What's the metaphorical meaning of “Tone-deaf”?
Jun
12
asked Context of “when?”
Jun
12
comment Hypernym for “film” and “TV series”
@J.r.: And nowadays we have "internet videos," so we really need the hypernym.
Jun
11
answered Hypernym for “customer,” “supplier”, “manufacturer”