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62 votes

Is the use of the term "bugged" to refer to software bugs in English a worldwide or regional use?

46 votes
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What is a less controversial name for the clothing item known as a "wife-beater" in the United States?

28 votes

Is "seafood" inclusive of "seaweed"?

26 votes

Is "went out like stink, died like a pig" just an unfortunate choice of words?

26 votes

British and American most common term for rubber/eraser shavings

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What's the origin of "wife-beater" when used as a sleeveless shirt and why is it not frowned upon?

16 votes

Is "women men girls love meet die" a valid sentence?

15 votes

How can I order eggs "over hard" in the UK?

12 votes

Is the word "stool" an informal word or a formal word?

11 votes

How do Americans refer to their non-metric system in everyday circumstances?

10 votes
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What did Bannon mean when he said that Rice "operationalized" the NSC?

10 votes
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Why is the BrE “petrol” called "gas" in AmE?

10 votes
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Is "widower" the only word that adds a suffix for men?

10 votes

What does "arruginated" mean?

10 votes

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

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

8 votes

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

8 votes

Word for fake religious people

8 votes
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What is an "alternative fact"?

8 votes

Is "hangman" a gender neutral term?

7 votes

Origin and evolution of the term "populist"

7 votes

Is there a word or idiom that refers to "short distance", other than "walkable" and "a stone's throw"?

7 votes
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The use of the term 'gentlewoman'

7 votes

Captain America said "if you get killed, walk it off!" How to understand "walk it off"?

7 votes

Did a movie give the final blow to the usage of the term "negro"?

6 votes

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

6 votes

What does "Rubber off of dust" mean?

6 votes
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Origin of going "number 1" or "number 2" in the bathroom

6 votes

When is Christmas Eve Eve?

6 votes
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The first "topless" man

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