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Why Meeting Notes are Called “Minutes”

Why Meeting Notes are Called “Minutes”

Eddie Deezen November 5, 2012 1

Jesse asks: Why are the notes taken at a meeting called the “minutes”? Was this because the note taker records the notes along with the time? Not quite.  In fact, the “minutes” here have

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Origin of the Phrase “Blonde Bombshell”

Origin of the Phrase “Blonde Bombshell”

Eddie Deezen September 25, 2012 3

Today I Found Out the origin of the phrase “blonde bombshell”. “Blonde bombshell” is often used to describe an exciting, dynamic, sexy woman with blonde hair, particularly blonde celebrity sex symbols.  The expression seems

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Where Did the Phrase “Take a Gander” Come From?

Where Did the Phrase “Take a Gander” Come From?

Eddie Deezen September 22, 2012 0

S.Belsky asks: Where did the phrase “take a gander” come from? What the hell is a “gander” and why would I want to take it? As you are no doubt aware, but for those

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