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3 Things I Recently Learned – crocs, cavemen and colloquialisms

It’s shoo-in, not shoe-in – “Shoo-in ‘easy winner (especially in politics)’ (1939) was originally a horse that wins a race by pre-arrangement (1928; the verb phrase shoo in in this sense is from 1908).” Fred Flintstone is an assumed name – The … Continue reading

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