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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
'Shwopping’ brings people and their wardrobes together for an afternoon of shopping that is both sustainable and fun. “Shwopping is not about getting rid of worn out or dated clothes from the bottom of your wardrobe. It is about being brave and reusing the good quality, fashionable items you have, by exchanging them with other great clothes."
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employmentBuzzWord Article
a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputationadd a word
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