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Mensa, Klingon Boggle, Autotroph, Neanderthals, Pangea

https://bigbangtrans.wordpress.com/series-5-episode-01-the-skank-reflex-analysis/
http://bigbangtheory.wikia.com/wiki/The_History_of_Everything
Klingon language
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klingon_language

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As fit as a fiddle,  Get a Charley horse, In the pink, Lights are on but no one 's home, Six feet under.

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
2007, 14 (3), 527-533
http://www.psychonomic.org/psychonomic-bulletin-review

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Brainwashing, China, Chopsticks, Chop suey, Dim Sum, Ginseng, Ketchup, Tea

http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/chineseloan.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_words_of_Chinese_origin

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A shape in a drape, Focus your audio, Interviewing your brains, Know your groceries, Mason-Dixon line, Used-to-be.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/12540/26-beatnik-slang-words-and-phrases-we-should-all-start-using

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Police Slang (#96)

Origin of Five-O, Smokey, Dick, Pig, Cop

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Transwiki:List_of_slang_terms_for_police_officers

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areography, Grey goo,  meatspace, cosmic spaghetti  aka topopolis,  xenology

websites for further reference:
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/geekend/75-words-every-sci-fi-fan-should-know/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Niven
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/how-americas-leading-science-fiction-authors-are-shaping-your-future-180951169/?all&no-ist
http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/jan/21/real-science-science-fiction-sf-scholar

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Oxford English Dictionary:  Origin of 5 new words for 2014

Catfish, Freegan, Vape, Gamification, Steampunk

Oxford English Dictionary
http://www.oed.com/

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Comet, Probe, Rosetta spacecraft,  Philae

The Rosetta probe, which was carrying Philae, launched into space in 2004, using the gravity of Earth and Mars to slingshot its way towards comet 67P.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2853198/Philae-come-brink-MARCH-Rosetta-engineers-revive-probe-comet-67P-hurtles-near-sun.html

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Oxymorons (#92)

Oxymorons can be culturally biased (American history); or two-word traditional (jumbo shrimp); or one-word (cowboy); or funny (deeply superficial).
Oxymoron is also an oxymoron. Listen here to its origin.
From literature: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet  "Good-night, good-night! parting is such sweet sorrow"

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As Happy as a Clam;  Beating a Dead Horse;  Close, But No Cigar;  Hissy Fit;  My Bad
for more info check out these related websites:
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www.phrases.org.uk/

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