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Why is the word 'number' abbreviated to 'No.' in UK English and '#' in American English?
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Can a fact be 'biased'?
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Is Wayne's World's (NOT) a modern invention?
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Different uses of 'kaffir' by white South Africans and Muslims
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Expressions that are not words, but sounds
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What is the etymology and literal meaning of 'Cock a snoot/snook'?
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What is the origin and earliest recorded usage of 'cock-up'
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Blood - Bloods - pluralisation
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Is there any connection between Polari and Nadsat?
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Order of preposition in US and UK English
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Where do East End / Gangster slang terms for numbers relating to money originate?
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How long have people been swearing in English?
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Pluralisation of Latin Words
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