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

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

What is brimstone?

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What is brimstone?

What is brimstone?

What is a camelopard?

What is a camelopard?

What was the longest war in history?

What was the longest war in history?

What is Chevy Chase’s real name?

What is Chevy Chase’s real name?

Why do kids “trick or treat” on Halloween?

Why do kids “trick or treat” on Halloween?

How does an exception prove a rule?