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A person who cannot be duped or taken advantage of, as in You can't put anything over on Ryan—he's nobody's fool. [Early 1900s]
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…
Words nearby nobody's fool
noblewoman, nobly, nobody, nobody home, “Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen”, nobody's fool, no-brainer, Nobunaga, no buts, N.O.C., no-cal
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