Idioms, Cliches, and Slang

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What does silly fool mean?

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A silly fool is just what it sounds like ... someone who is a very silly and unintelligent person.
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What does saying taste of the cat mean?

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It's pirate lingo. It refers to a catonine tails. You would either get a full whipping or just a taste of the catonine tail.
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What does geeking out mean?

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A geek is a sort of uber-nerd. If you geek out, you're really acting like a geek. Typical geek behavior includes gaming, reading, and studying.
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Were can you buy a yo yo?

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If you live near a Toys R us they probly have some
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What does bmttveotnmw mean?

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I know what it means seing as I use it all the time hahaIt means; Best mate till the very end of time no matter what :D
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What is preppie?

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A preppie is a person whose manners and dress are typical of a traditional preparatory (private) school.
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What does the saying 'two dogs' mean?

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it means mean ol' meanyit means mean ol' meany
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What are the most commonly used idioms for cheerleading?

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The bottom of the piramid is always the smartest.
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How does using slang language effect a person's English?

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I dont think it effects anyones english. Theres a time and place to use slang and theres a time and place to use proper english. As long as you know the difference and know when to not use slang at the wrong time you will be fine
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How tough is linen?

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Linen is very strong because of its durabilityLinen is very strong because of its durability
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After you have been consuming alcohol does eating food sober you up?

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I don't think so, however; to my knowledge taking food WHILE consuming alcohol does slow the judgment impairing effects alcohol is known for.Plain English;If you eat while you drink you take longer to get drunk.
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What does the word it mean?

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It is the noun you are talking about.
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What does the word 'sextile' mean?

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–adjective 1. Astronomy. noting or pertaining to the aspect or position of two heavenly bodies when 60° distant from each other. –noun 2. Astronomy. a sextile position or aspect. 3. Astrology. a sextile position or aspect, conducive to mental stimulation. 4. Statistics. a quantile for the special case of six equal proportions. from dictionary.com
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What does mean Held-to-Maturity Securities?

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Held-to-Maturity SecuritiesHeld to maturity securities means a long term security that a company or individual has decided to hold until its date of maturity like 3 years, 5 years, 10 years etc...
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Why is it that people wish upon falling stars?

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O.k some say that if you wish upon a star and keep the wish to yourself and do tell anybody It Could Come true