You Can't Insult An Englishman
Can you think of a really insulting term for a Brit? Something that elicits the emotions...
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What Metaphor Am I Trying To Think Of...
I'm missing a metaphor: the one where something initially co-exists well with other...
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"Color Blind" -- What Color Is That?
Over many years, Californian governments have assiduously built up a reputation for...
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Red Wine?
Hi I wonder what should I say if I go to a restaurant and order red wine?? should...
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Political Posting Of The Month
(Broken link alert.) While we have your attention, Mr President... It's not often...
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Yellow Legal Pad
I've read in a few novels recently of British characters in Britain using a "yellow...
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Yellow Beer: Is There A Word For It?
I think you can correctly refer to a dark brown beer in English as "dark." Is there...
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Bush Signs Tech Censorship Bill
Source: AP Bush Signs Bill to Let Parents Strip DVDs Wed Apr 27,11:21 AM ET WASHINGTON...
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R/W Mispronunciation Amoung Black Youth...
I've noticed many young people mispronounce R, substituting it with W (Johnathon...
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Whup His Ass
From "Bad Boys", the guy said 'whup his ass'. Now I don't find 'whup' in dictionary...
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What Is A "Bushing"
Hi, I think I am going mad. I have loads of people here (in Sweden) who are writing...
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Biggin
I've been reading a specialty forum on silver to learn a little bit more about some...
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Two Meanings Of Pedophile & M Jackson...
"Pedophile" means lover of children. And Michael Jackson does love children apart...
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Crays, Lobsters, Prawns, Langoustines...
For the diligent reader, here's some etymological lore about lobsters, crayfish,...
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A New Yorker cartoon depicts a secretary sitting at her desk and the caption reads...
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The Book That Ate America's Brain.
Is it really fair to call Strunk and White's The Elements of Style "the book that...
Is 'One' Always Necessary
Hello I'm really happy there is this kind of newsgroup. That's what I was looking...
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Testicles, Twats And Charlotte Green
Here's how the usual corpseful newsreader Charlotte Green dealt with a funny story...
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Just An Introduction
Hello, Wordsmiths of MWSM! My name is Steve Gelder. I've been reading and occasionally...
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Another Contrastive Focus Reduplication
A "contrastive focus reduplication" is a name which has been given to the doubling...
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