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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Origin of air mile

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for air miles (1 of 2)

Air Miles

pl n

points awarded by certain companies to purchasers of flight tickets and some other products that may be used to pay for other flights

British Dictionary definitions for air miles (2 of 2)

air mile

noun

another name for nautical mile (def. 1)
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