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revised Why are bankers called “the Platform”?
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answered Why are bankers called “the Platform”?
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revised Salutation for two doctors (not married)
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Mar
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comment Since when is capital of a country used to denote government actions?
This is E L&U. Cicero didn't write in English in 43 BC. When was metonymy first used in English? (Probably the same question as: when was English first used?)
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revised Since when is capital of a country used to denote government actions?
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revised Why is “distro”, rather than “distri”, short for “distribution” in Linux world?
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answered Why FYI is called slang word?
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Feb
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comment Why is uploading termed 'uploading' and downloading termed 'downloading'?
@DavidM: Here's a quick 1870: "The rate of carriage current about that time was £20 uploading from Rockhampton, and £10 from Broadsound to Clermont; while wool and copper as down-loading was taken at £13 to £14."
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revised Commas that are sentence flow-stoppers … Can I leave them out?
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Feb
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comment What is the origin of the phrase “zero, zip, zilch, nada”?
@FumbleFingers: That's clearly an earlier variant of the same thing. Reminds me of the dead parrot sketch.
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17
revised What is the origin of the phrase “zero, zip, zilch, nada”?
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answered What is the origin of the phrase “zero, zip, zilch, nada”?
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comment What is the origin of the phrase “zero, zip, zilch, nada”?
Roget's Thesaurus?
Feb
17
comment What is the origin of the word 'mug up'?
Yes, I nearly included bury your head in a book / have your head stuck in a book :)