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comment Origin of “Comparing apples and oranges”
It also appears in Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew: "TRANIO He is my father, sir; and, sooth to say, In countenance somewhat doth resemble you. BIONDELLO [Aside] As much as an apple doth an oyster, and all one."
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comment Origin of “Comparing apples and oranges”
It's on page 224 of this book - "as an apple to an oy┼┐ter"
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comment Un-(adjective) but In-(noun) — does it ever go the other way?
invaluable is an in-adjective without a noun.
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