Etymology of Kilroy Was Here
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Did the phrase 'Kilroy Was Here' began as a ship inspector's mark in World War...
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Etymology of Kilroy Was Here
Pope Francis waving from the Popemobile.
Etymology of ‘Holy Smoke’
  • 20 April 2005
Does the exclamation 'holy smoke' derive from the burning of the ballots used to elect...
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Etymology of ‘Holy Smoke’
Life in the 1500s
  • 17 December 2000
A list purported to offer the origins of numerous common English-language sayings dating to the...
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Life in the 1500s