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Extra Lex: “Life in the 1500s” Phrase Origins Hoax

While Lexie waits for the return of the novel novelist, check out these articles from Mental Floss debunking a popular email with fake origin stories for many expressions: http://mentalfloss.com/article/55503/7-tall-tales-about-life-1500s-and-origins-phrases http://mentalfloss.com/article/55688/6-widely-repeated-phrase-origins-debunked Advertisements

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