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Which came first, flammable or inflammable?

Which came first, flammable or inflammable?

Which is correct, down the pike or down the pipe?

Down the pike.

Which is correct, down the pike or down the pipe?

From where did Engelbert Humperdinck get his name?

He’s named after a 19th century German composer.

From where did Engelbert Humperdinck get his name?

From where did Engelbert Humperdinck get his name?

Which came first – chess or checkers?

Why “polka” dots?

Why “polka” dots?

Are there any areas of unclaimed land left on earth?

Which came first – field hockey or ice hockey?

Which came first – field hockey or ice hockey?

What does the acronym Taser stand for?

What does the acronym Taser stand for?

Which came first – the electric car or the gasoline car?