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  1. The many possible origins of the word "nerd"
  2. Brazilian waxing
  3. Bumfuk, Egypt
  4. Sleep Tight
  5. More Baulderdash and Piffle
  6. Klingon-speaking child
  7. Chilitos
  8. The word 'upset' was not used in sports until Man O' War's loss...
  9. Lost-in-translation signs to be cleansed for Olympics
  10. Origin of "hir" - gender neutral pronoun?
  11. What irony is, and what it ain't
  12. Aluminum vs. aluminium
  13. Greenland
  14. Taresthesia
  15. Piggy banks
  16. Kangaroo.
  17. Most Chinese share just 100 family names
  18. 'Sunshine' is a racist term?
  19. Camel's-hair brushes
  20. Origin of "excruciating"
  21. Easy Victor
  22. Let's take a whack at this urban legend
  23. Saggin'
  24. Closing in on "the whole nine yards"
  25. 'Mistake' comes from the movies?
  26. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
  27. Wearing drag
  28. Boston accents
  29. Ma'am
  30. Disgruntled Former Lexicographer
  31. "Cup of joe"
  32. Dictionary treasure hunt
  33. Jarhead, Grunt, and Gyrene
  34. Peeping Tom
  35. Origin of "the easy way" and "the hard way"
  36. Men think they have found true origin of "Dogtown" name
  37. Go sip 'gossip'
  38. Tracking the evolution of language
  39. Worth his salt
  40. Voynich Manuscript
  41. Revealed: Chubby Victorian footballer who inspired 'who ate all the pies' chant
  42. 'Snob' origins
  43. To get to Paradise, some Americans go to Intercourse first
  44. Freeze your liver off
  45. Umgawa
  46. Why is it Spain and not Espana?
  47. The origins of etymythology
  48. Etymology question: Deadline
  49. Endless task to end
  50. Sweating Blood
  51. Hemingway story
  52. Moomba
  53. Up the creek
  54. An Urban Legend that Binds Us: The word “Picnic”
  55. Cougar
  56. "Howdy" = "How die?"
  57. A rabbit ran over my grave?
  58. Sam Hill
  59. "Gagging for a..."
  60. Vauxhall = station?
  61. "It's not over until the fat lady sinks"
  62. "Contemplating one's navel"
  63. On the Myth of Ape Language
  64. "Ten-dollar word"
  65. What’s in a Name? Ask Knockemstiff
  66. Why Are 'Mama' and 'Dada' a Baby's First Words?
  67. Origin of 'To cut off your nose to spite your face"?
  68. Ms. = "Marxist Sister"
  69. Who You Callin' a Maverick?
  70. Gay = "Good as you"
  71. Franking privileges
  72. Funny names
  73. The NFBSK origin of the word "goosebumps"
  74. "Sod this for a game of soldiers" from Welsh Revolt
  75. Murphy's Law
  76. Novi, MI
  77. Magee's "High Flight" written in stratosphere?
  78. W.B. Darling
  79. 'Meh' is more useful than 'weaselnose'
  80. Railway Series and the Gunpowder Plot
  81. Noah Webster: The definition of Yankee know-how
  82. Stand on your head and spit wooden nickels
  83. 8 Racist Words You Use Every Day
  84. Puerto Rico
  85. Canada geese
  86. Britons: Justin Case, Barry Cade, Ray Gunn
  87. Crime, Punishment & Redemption
  88. Why "Oscar" Wilde?
  89. Grunt = Ground Recruit Usually Not Trained
  90. Getting shafted
  91. Goosie Goosie Gander
  92. Chinese fire drill
  93. Dude
  94. Origins of London borough names
  95. The cake is a lie
  96. Bistro
  97. "The Truth about Mother Goose"
  98. Wog
  99. Dog and pony show
  100. Sundaes
  101. Nome
  102. Banana benders
  103. The clap
  104. Blowing smoke up one's ass
  105. Snafu
  106. The term 'Cronkiter' faces scrutiny, debunking
  107. The Logic Behind Numbers
  108. Etymology of 'government'
  109. "No vice in Grahamstown"
  110. Fairy tales have ancient origin
  111. Hushpuppies
  112. Yucatán = "I don't understand"
  113. Encyclopedia Britannica banned in Texas
  114. Turkey in Turkey
  115. Got milk?
  116. Dr. Seuss denied admission to UVA; inspired the Grinch
  117. The Mysterious Origins of "Oh Snap!"
  118. Eating your own dog food
  119. Halitosis
  120. Microsoft mistranslation
  121. Acronym: can't understand normal thinking
  122. No price too high
  123. ‘Mad as a Hatter’: The History of a Simile
  124. Chicken, AK
  125. Spooky
  126. Getting the axe
  127. Overpaid, ovesexed and over here!
  128. "King's Shilling" myth
  129. Making a toast
  130. How America got its name
  131. Origin of the term 'redneck'
  132. Does Language Influence Culture?
  133. Bah! Humbug!
  134. 'Separate' is most commonly misspelt word
  135. Spilling the Beans on the Origins of Food Idioms
  136. A Job Title That Adds Confusion
  137. One-trick pony
  138. Hot under the collar
  139. Secret insults at paradise wedding blessing
  140. Jumping Jacks
  141. Fez
  142. Rapeseed oil --> canola oil
  143. Quiz
  144. Flea market
  145. How Snake Oil Got a Bad Rap
  146. Square meal
  147. I saw the potato
  148. Yeah, yeah
  149. 86ed
  150. Strange names dot Texas map
  151. Mighty Christmas
  152. Gypped
  153. Breaking the Code: Why Yuor Barin Can Raed Tihs
  154. We pray for MacArthur's erection
  155. How Apple's Siri got her name
  156. Etymology of 'boobs'
  157. 24 Things You Might Be Saying Wrong
  158. Etymology of 'faggot'
  159. Austrian village F---ing to vote on name change
  160. Etymology of vulgar term
  161. Origin of 'swag'
  162. Losing one's marbles
  163. Heavens to Betsy
  164. Hit the ground running
  165. Istanbul
  166. Linguist studies origins of the A-word
  167. Wasatch Mountains
  168. The Oxford comma
  169. Chunks of Monkey ice cream
  170. Where Did the Expression "Welp" Come From?
  171. A Joyful Guide to Lachrymology
  172. Redskins
  173. American vs. British accents
  174. Conspiracy Theories About Literature
  175. Tennis bracelet
  176. Harlem shake
  177. More bang for your buck
  178. Target Sandals Mistakenly Named After Urine
  179. Where did the expression 'OK' come from?
  180. English words that aren't really English
  181. Arrow to the knee
  182. Sootikin
  183. The Brouhaha Behind 'Argle Bargle': A Linguistic Explanation
  184. Hello
  185. John Underhill, Andover, Mass
  186. Etymology of 'pig'
  187. 'Nimrod' means dumb because of Bugs Bunny?
  188. The History of the Exclamation Point
  189. People who swear are more trustworthy
  190. Happy as a clam
  191. Sorry, That's Not an Emoticon in a 1648 Poem :(
  192. Hip hip, hooray!
  193. You're toast
  194. How authors from Dickens to Dr Seuss invented the words we use every day
  195. Brown bags
  196. Colgate mistranslation
  197. Science Says You Can Split Infinitives and Use the Passive Voice
  198. Paul is a meatball
  199. MAFIA is an acronym
  200. Dawkins and the Spotted Dick mystery
  201. More specious etymologies and word origins