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What is it called when experts think they only know a small part of a topic and amateurs think they know almost all of a topic?

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What informal English expression would you use to let a couple know that they are being too intimate in public?

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What is a word for fake seriousness, especially when you are intending to be funny

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If I farm, I'm a farmer. But if I guard, I'm a guard?

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Why is “disabled“ preferred over “handicapped”?

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Is it technically correct to call an almond drink "milk" in English?

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A single word for "not allowed to be changed" or "must be this way"

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Opposite of a diet

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What is the type of English used in the King James Bible called?

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Adding "dot com" to the end of a sentence?

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What does 'for' mean in 'We are done for'?

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Word for how the white space between words can form patterns

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Does 'moonlighting' mean 'illegal work'?

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Has the verb "to import me" ever been commonly used in English the way "to concern me" is in the phrase "It does not concern me"?

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Why doesn't this Google Translate ad use the word "Translation" instead of "Translate"?

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Adjective for 'made of pus' or 'corrupted by pus' or something of something of pus

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What is the difference between “they” and “it” for people, especially for those people who identify as non-binary?

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Crowdfunding without the funding

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Why the "wedded" in "wedded wife"?

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Single word for driving slowly?

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Meaning of "couple o' pins" in this poem by Tolkien

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Can we use "whisky" to describe a squirrel going up a tree?

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Why does English use singular they instead of making up a new word for this?

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looking for antonym of plutocracy

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What does "play with your toy’s toys" mean?

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Meaning of "I thou thee"?

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In North America, is it normal to address children you don't know as "honey"?

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What does p***take stand for?

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Meaning of "bully" in the 1800s

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Usage of diacritics in loanwords

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