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Jan
4
accepted “Let's burn that bridge when we come to it” – is this sort of idiom mixing considered a pun, and if so, does it have a specific name?
Jan
4
accepted Do “asymmetric” and “dissymmetric” have different meaning?
Jan
4
accepted Affirmative reference for the origin of “caucus”
Sep
14
accepted Does “to flatline” only means “to die”, or can it refer to an actual flat graph?
Sep
14
accepted Is there an idiom that conveys the meaning of the French “mi figue mi raisin”?
Sep
12
accepted Which words of foreign origin kept a distinctive feminine?
Sep
12
accepted Where does “goodness me” come from?
Sep
4
accepted “Open sesame”: how widely understood is it, and how else to put it?
Aug
27
accepted Why does appraisal have so little to do with praise?
Jul
13
accepted Should Philip have P. or Ph. as an initial?
Jun
5
accepted Are there other verbs like “be” and “go”?
May
12
accepted Where does the slang adjective “peng” come from?
May
8
accepted What's the longest monosyllabic word? And disyllabic?
May
8
accepted Etymology of “dude” and progression in language
May
4
accepted Of the difference between zeugma and syllepsis
May
4
accepted Humour through repeated use of a construct, with a final variation?
May
3
accepted When should cooking, cuisine, and cookery be used?
Apr
18
accepted “Unicorn”: what other words have this “cornus” etymology?
Apr
18
accepted “On the other hand” without the first hand
Apr
18
accepted Are there resources or tools for “reverse etymology”?