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What does inside baseball mean?

Inside baseball is a term popular with political and media analysts.

What is a curveball?

In American English a curveball is a deceptive or unexpected action which poses a new challenge e.g. He threw a curveball by threatening to walk out of the meeting.  

Where does the word baseball come from?

The earliest reference to baseball comes in a diary entry of a Surrey solicitor, William Bray.

Which countries do not have an official language?

According to Henry Hitchings Language Wars (2011) these nations do not currently have an official primary language:

Why 'as mad as a hatter'?

'Mad as a hatter' is usually used to describe extreme eccentricity.