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    The publication of the first supplement of the Oxford Dictionary was postponed for one particular reason. What?

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    Clue: It's cricket related.

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    Clue 2: The first supplement was published in 1933. The delay was to include the definition of a new word (a cricketing term).

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    To include the word "Bodyline".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudeep
    To include the word "Bodyline".
    Correct Your turn.

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    Easy, just because I can't think of anything else right now.

    What would you call the fear of clowns?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shankar
    A tittle
    tittle : A particle; a jot; an iota; a diacritical mark.

    Well. Not specifically the dot above the leter 'i'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudeep
    Easy, just because I can't think of anything else right now.

    What would you call the fear of clowns?
    coulrophobia

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJS
    coulrophobia
    Correct.

    Your turn now.

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    What do guinea pigs and rabbits have in common that is different from other mammals ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJS
    tittle : A particle; a jot; an iota; a diacritical mark.

    Well. Not specifically the dot above the leter 'i'
    From dictionary.com:

    tit·tle n.

    1.A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
    2.The tiniest bit; an iota.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shankar
    From dictionary.com:

    tit·tle n.

    1.A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
    2.The tiniest bit; an iota.
    Sorry mate. I looked up my old Lexicon Webster Dictionary

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJS
    What do guinea pigs and rabbits have in common that is different from other mammals ?
    Come on guys , have a go.

    Hint 1. Its something we do so naturally and without even thinking about it !!

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    They breathe?
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    They are the only two animals that mate outside their species?

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