This pair of confusable homophones (words that sound the same) and near-homographs (words that are spelled the same) causes
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What's the origin of the phrase ‘to have an albatross around one’s neck’?
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To ‘get off scot-free’ means ‘to get away with something without being punished’. Since the familiar English word Scot refers
Delaying an important but arduous task in favour of a more pleasurable less urgent one? Surely everybody has been guilty