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Where is Old Zealand?

Where is Old Zealand?

Why is the fall season also called autumn?

Why is the fall season also called autumn?

Which “duck” came first: The action or the aquatic bird?

Which “duck” came first: The action or the aquatic bird?

What is brimstone?

What is brimstone?

Do partridges live in pear trees?

Do partridges live in pear trees?

Why do kids “trick or treat” on Halloween?

Why do kids “trick or treat” on Halloween?

Is there such a thing as a single shenanigan?

Is there such a thing as a single shenanigan?

What do they call French toast in France?

What do they call French toast in France?

What was the longest war in history?

What was the longest war in history?

How many volumes would Wikipedia fill in print?

How many volumes would Wikipedia fill in print?

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?

What does “Auld Lang Syne” mean?

Which orange was named first, the fruit or the colour?

Which orange was named first, the fruit or the colour?

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”?

What was the last letter added to the alphabet?

Why do we say “big brown dog” instead of “brown big dog”?

How does an exception prove a rule?