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    I searched up phrases starting with “the fourth” and the answer was “the fourth estate” but that wasn’t an option
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wax poetic
To speak or write verbosely and in an increasingly enthusiastic manner; any discourse which is of an eloquent or poetic nature; similar to ‘wax lyrical’
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It's something known; something that people know about
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a response made as a joke when someone says, "Do you know _______" (could be anything that fills in this blank.)
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