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Showing posts from August, 2016

Why do we say 'flea market'?

A mysterious term given that the market for fleas is limited. There are two (vaguely) plausible theories:

Why is English not the official language of England?

58 countries list English as an official language - but not the UK. 

Should Elvis have been 'shaken up"?

shake up
1. To upset by or as if by a physicaljolt or shock:wasbadlyshaken up by theaccident.  Source