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Why is the fall season also called autumn?

Why is the fall season also called autumn?

Is there such a thing as a single shenanigan?

Is there such a thing as a single shenanigan?

What’s the difference between persons and people?

What’s the difference between persons and people?

What do they call French toast in France?

What do they call French toast in France?

How big is a cubit?

How big is a cubit?

What is the origin of the word defenestration?

What is the origin of the word defenestration?

Why are non-drinkers called teetotalers?

Why are non-drinkers called teetotalers?

How far can porcupines shoot their quills?

How far can porcupines shoot their quills?

Which came first, flammable or inflammable?

Which came first, flammable or inflammable?

What two parts make up the word helicopter?

What two parts make up the word helicopter?

What state of matter is Jell-O in?

What state of matter is Jell-O in?

Which “second” came first, the unit of time or the place following first?

Which came first, the word “crap” or Thomas Crapper’s toilet innovations?

Why is a big purple vegetable called an eggplant?

Why is a big purple vegetable called an eggplant?

Which planet was originally known as “George”?

What’s the difference between jail, prison, and penitentiary?

What’s the difference between jail, prison, and penitentiary?

Why do we say “beforehand” but not “afterhand”?

Which is correct – “octopuses”, “octopi” or something else?

Which is correct – “octopuses”, “octopi” or something else?

How does an exception prove a rule?

Why is October the 10th month of the year not the 8th?

What is a camelopard?

What is a camelopard?

What is a ‘fatberg’?