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Global socially acceptable way of acknowledging that I'm being a “pedantic w****r”?

I'm Australian and would not hesitate to call myself a "pedantic wanker" in public (because, well... I often am!). There is a very small chance that someone (most likely elderly or particularly ...
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Is the word 'Internet' a global word? [closed]

Is the word 'internet' translated in any language? Is it regarded as a global word? A global english word? If so, is it the first word to used globally in every language? Edit: looking at the ...
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Why is English used internationally? [closed]

Why is English so globally prevalent, including its pervasiveness on the web? Is this because Britishers ruled the world decades ago, thereby disseminating English to those respective regions?
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Help for the expression of 'cheers': I would like to try a global description [closed]

It might mean many different things to different people, but to me it is a way of showing appreciation, thanks, celebration of creativity(or simple celebration without a reason), collective applause, ...
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Why should “Hello” and “Health” be similar?

I have noticed that "Hello" and "Health" look(and sound) quite similar in English. The situation gets more interesting when you look into some other languages as well. For instance: In Russian:...