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Which American term did Sergeant Pepper introduce to Britain?

What is a rookie? Where does the word come from?

A rookie is someone new to a particular situation or recently promoted to a higher level of competition or responsibility.

How has Latin influenced the English language?

Contrary to common belief, Latin has not had a major influence on the structure of the English language or its grammar.

Where does the word pundit come from?

From the Hindi/Sanskrit word 'pandit'. 

Difference between parody and satire?

The words parody and satire are often used interchangeably but they are not synonymous.