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From Where Does That Phrase Come?

This first one is for Brian, who spoke of a preference for the word in one of my recent posts.

~ Unknown, attested from 1959 episode of UK TV series Hancock’s Half Hour. 1,834 more words

Things said incorrectly by Sydneysiders (A list).

There is a great divide across Australia. It causes minor squabbles and major fisticuffs. The fights have been extensively documented, as has the divide. And no where is this great division more more obvious than in the differences, linguistically, between Sydney and Melbourne. 337 more words


Combat, Cheaters-style

Thank goodness another season of Cheaters is here for us to, uh, evaluate. We wouldn’t have something as terrific as Tommy Grand or Joey Greco coming back, but it’s still highly entertaining. 161 more words