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Is it correct to use the word "birthday" for the deceased, or is there a better alternative?

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What's the meaning of "large hug" in definition of "bearhug"?

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Correct usage of "to coin a phrase"

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Why is "my giddy aunt" an exclamation of surprise

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Are Pounds Sterling referred to as squid (in addition to quid)

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Does "pants" more commonly mean "trousers" or "underpants"?

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Cleanness vs Cleanliness

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Why does this abbreviation "tl;dr" have a punctuation mark in it?

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"Faster, not sooner"

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How has the phrase the "Mecca of some activity" originated and not the "Rome" or "Athens"

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How did antonyms "ungodly" and "unearthly" come to have the same meaning and usage today?

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Why does "love child" imply "out of wedlock"?

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Meaning of "handbags" in the context of a fight

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Usage of "chip off the old block"

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Standalone usage of "tid" from tidbits

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Meaning of the phrase "come out in the wash"

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Meaning of "can't tell if he's coming or going"

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Superlative version or synonym of "Versatile"

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How to obtain "diligence" from crossword clue "horse-drawn vehicle industry" [closed]

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Why is it a "night on the town" and not "night in the town"?

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1 answer
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Suitable description for this type of sentence

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meaning of "grapes in my mouth" [closed]

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Synonym for "cluster" in a technical context

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Word with three consecutive L's [closed]

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"To" versus "with" in early English