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Where does the word shampoo come from?

What is a portmanteu word?

What is the shortest complete sentence in English?

There are two main candidates for the shortest sentence in the English language:

Why did James Joyce write in English?

For two centuries English has been the majority language in Ireland.

Irish English: What is a gossoon?

gossoon Irish a boy [C17:fromOldFrenchgararçon]