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APCs Insider, September 12, 2014

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Which university was the first public university to admit students in the United States?
a. College of William & Mary
b. Harvard University
c. University of Georgia
d. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Last week’s question
Epistaxis is the medical term for which condition?
a. Dehydration
b. Headache
c. Nosebleed
d. Tennis elbow
The answer is C. Epistaxis is the medical term for a nosebleed. While "nosebleed seats” is American slang for distant seating at an event, the term has different meanings in other languages. In Filipino slang, "to have a nosebleed" can refer to anxiety brought on by a stressful situation or having difficulty conversing in English. In Dutch, "pretending to have a nosebleed" is used to describe pretending not to know about something.

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