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 Where does the soccer term"goal"originate from?

Answer Soccer has been played in Great Britain since at least the 12th century. The term "goal" has a standard non-soccer usage meaning "aim" or "destination," but according to the Oxford Dictionary, it i... Read More »
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Where did the term Bluetooth originate?

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Where did the term restroom originate?

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Where did the term hardcore originate?

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