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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Other definitions for EI (2 of 2)
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How to use EI in a sentence
The head has brains in it, if the owner has any, replied the boy; the stomach has bowels; they are five—a-e-i-o-u.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6|Augustus J. C. Hare
As Chet and Dig rode into the head of the driveway they heard a shrill chorus of cheers, intermixed with which was the E-i!The Trail Boys on the Plains|Jay Winthrop Allen
This phenomenon is, however, closely connected with e-i-fracture from original .Scandinavian influence on Southern Lowland Scotch|George Tobias Flom
Deliberately I uttered a gross falsehood, 'Amy said l-e-i-v-e,'
When do the persecuted c-h-e-i-l-d-s return to their agonized and heart-broken parents?The River Motor Boat Boys on the Mississippi|Harry Gordon
British Dictionary definitions for EI
social psychol emotional intelligence
(in Canada) Employment Insurance: a regular payment to a person who is out of work, funded by contributions from workers and employers
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