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I listen to Word of Mouth which, as its name implies, is a programme all about the spoken word (there's a "Listen Again" link as well, so you can listen to the actual broadcast). Among other subjects, they mentioned The Grandiloquent Dictionary. This lists some really strange words. Enjoy Smile.
 
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Thanks, Di, though I think we posted this link early on because it is absolutely one of my favorite online dictionaries.
 
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This pretty much sums up my opinion of it.

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Tinman, I don't think that is altogether fair as it is being billed as a specialty dictionary.

However, I just posted a thread about truthiness (it's too new to be able to link to at this point; it's in Q&A), and that word sometimes applies to the Grandiloquent Dictionary. That is, if you take the words seriously, you must verify them with a reliable source (not something like Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary) because it isn't always accurate, as we've said here before.
 
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Tinman, I don't think that is altogether fair as it is being billed as a specialty dictionary.

Yes, and its specialty is reflected in its title. [/QUOTE]

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Tinman, I don't think that is altogether fair as it is being billed as a specialty dictionary.

Yes, and its specialty is reflected in its name.

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Alright, you win. However, I still like the dictionary!
 
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