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    A legend suggests that clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."
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    The Chinese ideogram for 'trouble' depicts two women living under one roof.
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    The word taxi is spelled the same in English, German, French, Swedish, Spanish and Portuguese.
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    In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word!
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