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Rare and Amusing Insults
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A selection of words from the chillier parts of the lexicon
Lookups for the word spiked after Carter used it to describe Trump
Not everyone is on board
There, there. We'll sort it out.
to clear from accusation or blame
a slight offense
an official order, decree, or edict
bread traditionally eaten on Shabbat
to think or tell about past experiences
the leaves of a plant or of many plants
low in spirit, hope, or state
very expensive, rich, or impressive
to announce or to greet with enthusiasm
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Once a chemistry term, now used increasingly in politics
Everyone's looking for 'amnesty'. Again.
Mano a Mano
Cruz challenged Trump to a 1-on-1 debate
What is 'the evangelical vote', and when did we start calling it that?
This kind actually exists
From "long shot" to "giant leap"
Singular 'their' might be a better choice
It is in fact a real word (but that doesn't mean you should use it).
One goose, two geese. One moose, two... moose. What's up with that?
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