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2011Did English ever have a formal version of "you"? (english.stackexchange.com)
305 points | 2 months ago with 274 comments
2011What is the origin of “daemon” with regards to computing? (english.stackexchange.com)
214 points | 1 year ago with 124 comments
2013Where Do “Shenanigans” Come From? (english.stackexchange.com)
66 points | 10 months ago with 35 comments
2016Why is the plural form of "house" not "hice"? (english.stackexchange.com)
59 points | 4 months ago with 67 comments
2013Why is "pineapple" in English "ananas" in other languages? (english.stackexchange.com)
58 points | 3 months ago with 60 comments
2017Which word begins with “y” and looks like an axe in this picture? (english.stackexchange.com)
56 points | 3 years ago with 4 comments

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