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    a television show that deals with topics such as sadness, existential longing, and depression, with jokes and humour

    The seeds of the unfunny comedy trenddubbed, in the US, the sadcom – can probably be traced back to the original Office’s 2003 Christmas specials.

    Submitted by Liz McGrath from United Kingdom on 11/10/2016


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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