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What native word did "second" replace in English?

32 votes
7 answers
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Why have the subjunctive and indicative converged in Modern English?

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2 answers
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Why are there so many words of apparent (Middle) Dutch origin in English?

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5 answers
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Argentine or Argentinian?

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5 answers
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Is it true that the 100 most common English words are all Germanic in origin?

9 votes
1 answer
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Why the does 'tu' get pronounced 'tyu' in British English?

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2 answers
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U vs. Non-U words in contemporary British English

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4 answers
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Definition of 'uncle-in-law'

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2 answers
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Difference between a synecdoche and metonym?

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4 answers
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Origin of the phrase "go west" (to die)

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1 answer
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Quote about miscellany (?)

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1 answer
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Any term for an indirect reference/name for something?