Some articles on common expressions, expressions, common:
... Many slang expressions have spread outside of their original areas to become commonly understood throughout the country ... The process of slang expressions expanding beyond their original group of speakers often leads the original users to replace the words with other ... ("The Lettered Ball"), as well as many other cultural expressions, including telenovelas, magazines, news coverage, jokes, etc. ...
... fuck An English loan word, fuck is a common expletive ... klootzak Klootzak (literally "ball sack") the scrotum, and is a common insult ... Several common expressions use the word klote, such as "ik voel me klote" ("I feel balls" - "I don't feel good"), "het examen ging klote" ("the exam went balls" - "the exam went badly") and "h ...
Famous quotes containing the words expressions and/or common:
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—Book Of Common Prayer, The. Solemnization of Matrimony, Betrothal, (1662)