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‘Twas good until ‘twasn’t

Since society generally seems to want 2 condense & abbreviate the English language, why don’t we use the words “‘twas” “‘twasn’t” (Which is not even a recognized word, btw!!) more often than we do?...
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"Don't let no one" vs. "don't let nobody" [closed]

Does the phrase "don't let no one touch it" fall under the double-negative category? What would be the difference if no one was replaced with nobody?
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Everybody knows that [...] VS Everyone knows that [...] [closed]

I was wondering if we should use one expression rather than the other? For example the sentence could be: Everybody knows that global warming is an important problem Or Everyone knows that ...
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Choosing between "everybody" and "everyone"

When addressing a radio audience, is welcome everybody the appropriate word choice? Why not welcome everyone?
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"Everyone" or "everybody" [duplicate]

Are the words everybody and everyone interchangeable?
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Is there a subtle difference between "somebody" and "someone", "anybody" and "anyone"?

Are there any subtle differences between "somebody" and "someone", or can they be used completely interchangeably? Similarly, can you imagine a situation in which you would prefer "anybody" to "anyone"...