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When the A Word A Day email service discussed “verbal fighting,” Ed Greer of Philadelphia responded: “When I was a kid in the 1960s, we did something we called ‘Carrboro fighting’ (Carrboro was the town on the other side of the railroad tracks). “You faced your opponent placing your right shoulder against his right shoulder, […]

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“There is a chain of burger restaurants in North Carolina (and maybe elsewhere) called Skats. I once asked a friend where she was going to have lunch and she replied, ‘I’m going to have a Skatburger.’ I knew she was a nature lover and asked her if she knew what ‘scat’ meant. She said she […]

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