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Old 02-09-2016, 06:22 PM
 
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meteor / asteroid / comet

meteor / meteorite / meteoroid

?
All 5 have different meanings. Very easy to look them up and learn.
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Old 02-11-2016, 08:50 PM
 
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holland / netherlands (the dutch)
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if hollandaise sauce comes from holland then why dont we call it dutch sauce ?
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Old 03-09-2016, 03:26 PM
 
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beaker vs. flask ?

coyote vs. wolf ?

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Old 03-09-2016, 03:57 PM
 
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idiot vs. troll?
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Old 04-04-2016, 07:56 PM
 
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ape / gorilla ?
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Old 04-06-2016, 06:48 AM
 
Location: The Driftless Area, WI
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meteor / asteroid / comet

meteor / meteorite / meteoroid

?
I've always wondered about "hemorrhoids"-- shouldn't they be called "assteroids?"
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Old 04-06-2016, 09:41 AM
 
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I've always wondered about "hemorrhoids"-- shouldn't they be called "assteroids?"
ok, points.
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Old 08-15-2016, 03:05 PM
 
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some more:
england / great britain / united kingdom

holland / netherlands (the dutch)

also, america / united states for that matter.
swizzerland / sweden ?
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Old 08-15-2016, 03:06 PM
 
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microfilm vs. microfiche ?
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Old 08-15-2016, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Log "cabin" west of Bangor
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swizzerland / sweden ?
Switzerland and Sweden are two completely different countries.
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