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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.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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How to use trib. in a sentence
No sooner was he safely at the Trib, however, than his name was taken in vain by those he left behind.The Stacks: John Schulian’s Classic Profile of Newspaper Columnist Mike Royko|John Schulian|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor does it particularly care that his latest bout—with a Sun-Times editor who used to work at the Trib—was a loss.The Stacks: John Schulian’s Classic Profile of Newspaper Columnist Mike Royko|John Schulian|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Trib′ute-mon′ey, money paid as tribute; Trib′ūter, a miner paid by a proportion of the ore raised.
Tribble, trib′l, n. a horizontal frame for drying paper, having wires stretched across it.
The victim recovered his hat, with the angry look of a New Yorker who has suffered an outrage and intends to write to the Trib.Strictly Business|O. Henry
"Now I lay me and byelow in the trib," answered Tilly, stretching herself over his arm with a great yawn.Moods|Louisa May Alcott
Wait, I gotta clippin' from the Trib in my clothes somewheres that gives all the dope.The Mucker|Edgar Rice Burroughs