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Obscure words for your closest relations
When there's 'positively' none of something
What did each of these words mean to ancient Romans?
Or, Why Pig Meat is Called 'Pork' and Cow Meat is Called 'Beef'
'a Christmas carol'
What makes a missile ballistic?
acting as a surrogate mother
the influx of affluent people that often displaces poorer residents
veteran, Veterans Day
"a former member of the armed forces"
The post-feast quiz.
of, relating to, or being an oracle
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The October quiz in November. Spooky!
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The dictionary has been scrambled—can you put it back together?
From 'hive mind' to 'sriracha'
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