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  • BLACK HOLE was a word of the day last week: https://t.co/Arr6VAaN6y Now we've added the related term EVENT HORIZON… https://t.co/NrxRhclyFe

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  • The informal American term SIDE HUSTLE is another new entry: https://t.co/gZgWbSzFiR

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