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Why Do We Say 'Pardon My French?'

School Children

Why Does School Start In September?

Game of Thrones

Is The Dothraki Language In Game Of Thrones A Proper Language?

Union Flag Upside Down

Why Do We Fly The Union Jack Upside Down To Show Distress?

Smelling Salts

Why Did We Stop Using Smelling Salts, And What Are They Made Of?

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What Do The Stars At The Bottom Of A Page Mean?

Prince Charles

Does Prince Charles Choose His Own Foods To Be Awarded The Royal Warrant When He Ascends To The Throne?

Pantomime

Why do women play the leading role in pantomimes, which is often a male character?

Wreath

What is the significance of wreaths being used at Christmas and on coffins?

Mistletoe

Why do people kiss under mistletoe?

yappy pipe smoking

What is the etymology of “stick it in your pipe and smoke it”?

plane

When does a short haul flight become long haul?

clap emoji

When, who and why did we start clapping to show appreciation?