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comment Where does the term “Grand Slam” come from?
In French, the expression for card is Grand Chelem and is also the term used for the 4 major tennis tournaments. So slam definitely have a card origin. According to atilf.atilf.fr/tlf.htm Chelem is coming from the english slam.
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comment Flora, fauna, robot
Mecha has more of a cyberpunk/futuristic vibes. I can't really put my finger on it, but depending on the context, in my opinion, automataseems a better fit.
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answered Is there a word for someone with the same name?
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comment Is there an English idiom for 'your silence implies your consent'?
The French version is "Qui ne dit mot consent". Wiktionary link : en.wiktionary.org/wiki/qui_ne_dit_mot_consent
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comment Why “Greater Toronto” rather than “Great Toronto”
@Steve314 : Actually Brittany is often considered as "Lesser Britain"
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