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Want the perfect pie crust? Christopher Kimball from America's Test Kitchen says the secret is to substitute half of the recipe's water with vodka, for a dry, flaky crust. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Tried And True Tricks From 'America's Test Kitchen'

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Geoff Nunberg says the magic of metonymy helped propel the word "occupy" into the global consciousness. Douglas Araujo de Moura /Occuprint hide caption

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'Occupy': Geoff Nunberg's 2011 Word Of The Year

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