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Dreaded and Scared: the difference

The English Language words dreaded and scared are similar, but different, as I will show using British English examples. Someone is scared when they experience something scary. Scary things cause fear. This fear can be rational or irrational. An example of being scared irrationally is: "I…

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POL 258 R

Rover P6 2500 with vehicle registration plater POL 258 R was featured in the movie "Austin Powers : The Spy Who Shagged Me" in a sequence filmed in California and in which the star Mike Myers mockingly said "this in no way looks like Southern…

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YRD 546C - The Indian Doctor - Series 3

A 1965 red Ford Mustang, convertible (drop-head), left hand drive, registration plate "YRD 546C", was used in the television series "The Indian Doctor" set in 1960s Wales and starring Sanjeev Bhaskar, Ayesha Dharker and Jacob Oakley. The series was set in the fictional village of…

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The "Gloria Scott" - Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

The "Gloria Scott" - Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and published April 1893 “I have some papers here,” said my friend Sherlock Holmes, as we sat one winter’s night on either side of the fire, “which I really think,…

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