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20 votes
8 answers
6k views

What’s the English for “democrature”, a dictatorship pretending to be a democracy through fraudulent elections?

19 votes
5 answers
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Early usage of Martian meaning inhabitant of Mars

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2 answers
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What triggered the slang term "epic fail"?

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3 answers
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When and how did the criminal sense of 'grooming' arise?

14 votes
3 answers
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Where does “beats me” come from?

10 votes
4 answers
1k views

Origin of colloquializing suffix -o

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3 answers
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When did the psychological meaning of “unpacking” emerge?

10 votes
7 answers
2k views

What’s the English for “ecomostro”?

6 votes
2 answers
9k views

How did cougar come to mean predatory woman?

5 votes
1 answer
155 views

Why do we hit the books?

5 votes
1 answer
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Bot, za and the like

4 votes
1 answer
2k views

How did barista enter the English language?

4 votes
1 answer
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The growing popularity of “on the cusp”

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2 answers
571 views

Earliest usages of gymtimidation

4 votes
1 answer
430 views

Word for shaking elbows (Covid-19 pandemic)

3 votes
1 answer
580 views

When and by whom was “text neck” coined?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is using “to a less extent” rather than “to a lesser extent” grammatically wrong today?

2 votes
1 answer
129 views

What happened to the term “stance”?

2 votes
1 answer
236 views

Term for cleaning up a language

2 votes
1 answer
245 views

Usage of stateside

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2 answers
396 views

Usage of “back half” [closed]

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1 answer
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Origin of “race to the bottom”

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2 answers
214 views

Where does the following usage of worry come from?

0 votes
2 answers
131 views

A girl “all home and church”

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1 answer
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Correct term for a “distraction car”

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2 answers
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On sabbatical vs on hiatus