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Feb
20
accepted Origin of “as all get out” meaning “to the utmost degree”
Jul
14
accepted Origin of “quid” in its sense of a sovereign or guinea
Apr
2
accepted What is a “big-ender pair”?
Dec
31
accepted Origin of “not for quids” phrase
Dec
31
accepted Is “pregnant couple” proper terminology?
Jul
10
accepted Meaning of Jo's dialog in Chapter 16 of Bleak House
Feb
17
accepted Origin & history of name “she oak” or “sheoak” (a Casuarina tree)
Feb
16
accepted Is “Most of the world does not distinguish captions from subtitles” true?
Feb
5
accepted Etymology of “avalising” (guaranteeing)
Feb
5
accepted Etymology of “crossgrained” (perverse, untractable)
Dec
30
accepted What phrase is used for computer scan distortion like in funhouse mirrors?
Dec
23
accepted Derivations of operation, operable vs. reparation, reparable
Dec
23
accepted What is the name of a pick-up-sticks or jackstraws pile?
Dec
19
accepted Which of “calf's-foot jelly” and “calves'-foot jelly” is appropriate?
Nov
9
accepted Meaning of “lethuel” (an occupation)
Oct
31
accepted What is the name of combination, in error, of similar or related words? (E.g.: segueway)
Oct
23
accepted Etymology of “binky” — three questions
Oct
21
accepted Word or phrase for clumsy, inaccurate expression
Sep
29
accepted Meaning of “strips thin but delicate”
Sep
12
accepted Origin of “you lot” and other plural forms of “you”