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146 viewsDo you say 'pain-staking' or 'pains-taking'?
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176 viewsYe, youse, y'all, yinz, and other plural 'you's
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211 viewsWhilst, amongst, amidst
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116 viewsDo you meet many people with the same first name as you?
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787 viewsA chat about grammar with Macmillan Dictionary
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58 viewsHow do you pronounce 'neologism'?
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107 viewsHow do you pronounce 'schedule'?
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5,001 viewsOn the difference between 'shite' and 'shit'
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794 viewsWhat's the collective noun for collective nouns?
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3 viewsThe limits of interrobangs
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146 viewsDo you say 'pain-staking' or 'pains-taking'?
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44 viewsThe chaffinch
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176 viewsYe, youse, y'all, yinz, and other plural 'you's
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211 viewsWhilst, amongst, amidst
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116 viewsDo you meet many people with the same first name as you?
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787 viewsA chat about grammar with Macmillan Dictionary
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58 viewsHow do you pronounce 'neologism'?
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134 viewsTweeted Limericks
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107 viewsHow do you pronounce 'schedule'?
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5,001 viewsOn the difference between 'shite' and 'shit'
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728 viewsA sweary blog is born
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169 viewsHow do you sign off work emails?
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135 viewsChildhood swears and minced oaths
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85 viewsDo you refer to email as 'mail'?
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321 viewsTricky pronunciations
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231 viewsHow do you pronounce "imgur"?
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170 viewsOn the use of "amn't"
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1,216 viewsMarking emphasis on Twitter
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195 viewsWhat are your favourite accents or dialects?
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385 viewsHow do you pronounce "doge"?
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132 viewsSynonym challenge
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254 viewsHave you read Ulysses or Finnegans Wake?
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