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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."
    The Chinese ideogram for 'trouble' depicts two women living under one roof.
    The word taxi is spelled the same in English, German, French, Swedish, Spanish and Portuguese.
    In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word!