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…then do some people die more often?

Quiz: Do you know more about tax than the average Briton? (Guardian)

Quiz: Can you identify these classic crime novels by their covers? (Guardian. The covers themselves are not classics)

Unputdownable:  ‘The word that supplanted mid-1930s coinage unlaydownable after Raymond Chandler said of a book in 1947, “I found it absolutely … unputdownable.”‘ And many other word origins.

 

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