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Working vs walking on both sides of the street

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Are 'biggity' and 'briggity' kin?

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“Crone” and “Crony”

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When did "World War 2" start being called "World War 2"?

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Single word for "led my team to victory"

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Phrase or saying to mean proceeding from a point of inspiration

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Is the phrase "stone-throwing devil" actually a slur?

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Is there a word that means "a force that formed the universe from an original chaos?"

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"conquer by flood and by field"

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What is the word for theatre that takes multiple nights to perform the entire story?

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Is "spilled milk" a 1600's era euphemism regarding rejected intercourse?

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Detailed explanation: what is "dayspring"?

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Was "man" a gender-neutral word in common usage at some point?

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Why is "taking a biscuit" a bad thing in the UK?

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In "download", where does the "down" direction come from?

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Derivation of a slang greeting in Yorkshire: "Aye up serry"

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Is the word “re-term” strange?

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Can "under" and "within" mean the same in a quantified context?

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Origins of the 'editorial we' and its counterpart, the 'editorial I'

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Tennis: When and where did 30-all (and 15-all) start transitioning to the counterintuitive 30-up (and 15-up)?

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What does the term "86'd" relate to?

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The conflicting origin of a “piece of cake”

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Brief words to describe people who are not able to shop because of old age and / or absence of shops nearby

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What does "Rubber off of dust" mean?

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British and American most common term for rubber/eraser shavings

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The conflicting origin of a “piece of cake”

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What's the word for things naturally not attracting or mixing with each other?

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Did a "spliff" originally refer to a mixture of tobacco and cannabis or just cannabis?

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Did a "spliff" originally refer to a mixture of tobacco and cannabis or just cannabis?

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Where did the idiom "anally retentive" originate?

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