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10/19/2004 Why is your grandfather's brother your great-uncle? Shouldn't he be your grand-uncle? - pippin galadriel moonchild
10/23/2004 Where does the word "Boo" come from? - this really is the last question tonight
11/02/2004 I need to knwo what the word "ocomogosiay" fromt he book A Raisin In The Sun. ...
11/09/2004 Where does the word "bra" come from? Does it have anything to do with the word ...
03/18/2005 How did "Shave and a haircut--two bits!" originate? I think it probably started out as a ...
04/16/2005 What exactly does the expression "feeling my oats" mean? I've tried to google it, and I ...
04/23/2005 Dear Novel Concept, Actually, Nike is the name for the Greek goddess of victory. Quite appropriate ...
05/05/2005 Where does the phrase "tickle my fancy" come from? My Grandpa said it the other day ...
05/06/2005 Dear A. A. Melyngoch, I just wanted to say that I thoroughly enjoyed your recent post ...
05/14/2005 If I asked where the slang term 'horny' came from, would the answer embarrass me? If ...
06/04/2005 I realize that this may be an inappropriate question, but I've been wondering about it for ...
07/05/2005 As an additional note to Board Question #16241 , I read an article a number of ...
07/13/2005 What is the origin of the phrase "as all get out" and what is the interpretation ...
07/18/2005 In baseball, why is it called an inning? - Russ
07/18/2005 Ranteumptom asked about the word "sucks". Depending on where you are from it may be nastier ...
08/27/2005 Why are so many kinds of cheeses called "Jack"? For instance: Colby Jack, Monteray Jack, and ...
08/29/2005 Why do fat chance and slim chance mean the same thing? Seems like a slim chance ...
08/31/2005 On a 100 yr old map of Alaska, I noticed an interesting name: Kaknu River. However, ...
08/30/2005 I have had people tell me that the term "suck(s)" is an offensive term, but I ...
09/01/2005 What exactly does the phrase "Hands Down" mean. As in "Hands down, it was the best ...
06/11/2003 I was wondering how the phrase 'goody-two-shoes' came about. Thanks :) -Naazju
06/06/2003 Where did the phrase "strut your stuff" come from? - Strutting
06/05/2003 I noticed that you did not answer Snicker Don'tdle's question about where the name came for ...
09/24/2005 Do "seven" and "several" come from the same word? - A Few Couple Lots
05/14/2003 What are the origins of the phrase "stop huckin' things at me"? I guess the question ...