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Is "Give you into trouble" correct

I live in Glasgow. It has evolved in the last 20 years or so as the education system has plummeted. It grates on me every time I hear it. It has developed into the norm unfortunately as it makes no ...
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Why has the "plague" on our houses become a "pox?"

According to the n-graph, the use began at the time of a world wide plague (the Spanish Flu epidemic, one of thecfactors that delayed the US entrance into WWI.)
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What is the origin of “give it the beans!”?

The bottom pads of a cat's paws are often referred to as 'beans'. 'Give it the beans' might be similar to 'step on it'.
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What is the origin of "Pipped at the post"?

"Pipped": Could it be shorthand for getting "Wally Pipped". Wally Pipp was the first baseman who supposedly wanted a day off for a headache on June 2, 1925. He was replaced by ...
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Stop blowing your load in the Golden Arches

It's definitely unclear, but if we expect this joke to make any sense medically, I think we can surmise the speaker's intended meaning. Frequent masturbation does not appear to affect male fertility (...
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