621 – ‘Council’ or ‘Counsel’? Direct and Indirect Quotations. Oxymorons.

People have been confusing “council” and “counsel” since the 16th century. Sometimes you put single words such as “yes” and “no” in quotation marks, and sometimes you don't.We investigate three weird oxymorons: “bridegroom,” “spendthrift,” and “fail-safe.”

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