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The Washington connection

December 6th, 2016 | by What's What Team

It was on this day, in the year 1877, that the American daily, The Washington Post, was first published. It is the


Go: A sentence short and sweet

October 3rd, 2016 | by What's What Team

‘Go’ is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. It is an imperative sentence that is basically used as


All the vowels in alphabetical order

September 2nd, 2016 | by What's What Team

Abstemious means ‘sparse use’ or ‘moderate intake of food and drink’; facetious means being ‘flippant’. Apart from their interesting meanings,


The meaning of ‘dinosaur’

July 7th, 2016 | by What's What Team

The name dinosaur is derived from two Greek words: deinos meaning ‘fearfully great’ and sauros meaning ‘lizard’. It was coined



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