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We’re already at the end of May?!
Some words say exactly where they're from
One's clever, the other's like a child
The awkward case of 'his or her'
'the process by which a blood vessel or organ is obstructed by a material mass'
'marked by an offensively ingratiating manner or quality'
'sexual desire or attraction...not limited to a particular gender identity or sexual orientation'
'an organism living in symbiosis'
'faker or fraud'
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a case containing an explosive
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