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Why "when we first begun" in Amazing Grace?

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Easier said than done vs. Easier to say than do

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Do many AmE speakers pronounce "cavalry" as "calvary" and why?

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Why is it called a "commandment" instead of a "command"?

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Etymology of the verb 'lint' in the context of programming where it means to apply static code analysis to detect code smells

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When did the meaning of "to like" flip?

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be mint doing sth, what does it mean?

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What is a Reggie in slang? Origins and Characteristics

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Are there any other out-loud-slashers here?

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why are people revealing secrets spilling the tea instead of the beans lately?

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Why did the original ‘d’ in the word ‘weather’ (< Middle English ‘weder, wedir’) change to ‘th’?

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How come that "bimonthly" means "twice a month" and "every two months" simultaneously?

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What is the origin of "take one's medicine"?

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Why are medical professionals called Doctors?

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Was there a word for cleavage, decolleté, or decolletage in the 17th century?

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Who coined the phrase "play the hand one is dealt"?

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Word for when a life event (like a vacation) is coming to an end and you feel an immense feeling of sadness due to not wanting to leave

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Which is correct? brrr v brr v brrrrr

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Where did the phrase "bring to the table" originate?

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Word-part meaning/origin of "-cock", as in "shuttlecock", "ballcock", and "sillcock"

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Word for the loss of one parent

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Is there a good word that means "dishonest charges" or "dishonest fees"?

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How did the adverbial use of "smack" come into use?

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About the meaning(s) of "to have much to recommend something"

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"Take the initiative to INFINITIVE" vs "Take the initiative of GERUND"

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Use of the word "murder" in slang?

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Distribution of slang term “opp”

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Is there a colloquial word/expression for a push that helps you to start to do something?

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Etymology of "what's the deal with __"?

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Noun- verb combo