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59 votes

Is there really no English equivalent to German's “Fachidiot”?

52 votes

What non-religious expressions can I use instead of "Thank God"?

50 votes

What's the archaic term for the place where swords were made?

43 votes

A word for when you speak ill of something and it turns out the person you are speaking to likes that thing

27 votes

Term for being unable to see glaring errors after working for some time on a task?

23 votes

Equivalent of the Dutch phrase "take it down a notch"

20 votes

Is there an English equivalent for the Persian proverb "to play with the tail of a lion"?

17 votes

Is there a word for the situation when everybody shuts up and stares at you?

13 votes

Term for a doorway without a door

10 votes

One word indicating that a process is not yet finished

10 votes
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Synonyms for "beginning" of a research era

8 votes

Trust to trustworthy is like Fired to ___worthy?

8 votes

Is there an English equivalent of the Italian idiom "non confondiamo l'oro con la tolla!"?

6 votes

A word for a place that produces food from animals

6 votes

What is a "biological-only" father called?

6 votes

Looking for suitable word for doing errand jobs / petty jobs

6 votes

Idiom request for describing an uncrowded or a deserted place

6 votes

What is a less vulgar, but informal phrase for "talk a lot of s***"?

5 votes

Did British chef Jamie Oliver redefine “pukka” in 1999?

5 votes

2016 The Year of ...?

5 votes

Phrase for a problem that resolves itself shortly after giving up

4 votes
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More general term than "uncanny valley"

4 votes
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Meaning of "off the clock"

4 votes

Word or Phrase for someone who pushes others to their full potential

3 votes

What's the name of this kind of workers and of this equipment?

3 votes

What is the word to signify "someone is yet having that specific relationship with me"

3 votes
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What is this package for bread saying?

3 votes

Idiom used to express something that brings about one's destruction in a very precise and effective way?

3 votes

Is there a word for Energizingness?

3 votes

Neutral non offensive alternative to "slanting eyes"