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Discussion Topic  Repetitive duplicates (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Boo boo, cha cha, cous cous, mahi mahi, peri peri, pom pom, shabu shabu, Sing Sing, tom tom... Star......
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Discussion Topic  Reiquepublicae vs Republica (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Diploma for a new graduate refers to the state as "Republica" but the US as "reiquepublicae" Distin......
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Discussion Topic  Ghost words (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Is there a term for "culture ghosts?" I mean things like the "save" icon, shown as 3.5 inch diskett......
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Discussion Topic  Discreet / delay (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Dealing with contango and backwardation in economics, ran across “demurrage” (late fees in shipping)......
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Discussion Topic  Clumsy fix or clever improvisation? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Great technical discussion at ArsTechnica on switches and routers, which called Cisco's IOS a "kluge......
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Discussion Topic  Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
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Discussion Topic  Any good sources (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
...for foreign etymologies? Greek in particular? Σαραβαλο ("saravalo") means “wreck.” But I wonder......
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Discussion Topic  Contranyms (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
A paltry dozen? I wager this august body can double that with ease! Herewith, an interesting piece......
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Discussion Topic  Nope (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Is "no" shorter than "nope?" Yep. Do people therefore prefer the shorter form? Nope. ......
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Discussion Topic  Acolouthic (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Saw this. Is it meaningful?...
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Discussion Topic  Literally (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
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Discussion Topic  How many? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Has this distinguished company every wrestled with the meaning of those undefined-quantity words? W......
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Discussion Topic  Idiosyncratic spelling (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
An interesting bit of trivia at: ......
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Discussion Topic  Excellent, if now obsolete, use of language (in The Written Word) by Robert Arvanitis
Home About Lawfare: A Brief History of the Term and the Site Contact The Lawfare Podcast......
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Discussion Topic  Untranslatable (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
A search for "untranslatable" here yields pages of entries. Not sure if we've ever had one on terms......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Miscellaneous words (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
For many years Obama's colleagues brayed on about the "well-funded" and "secure" "Social Security lo......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Miscellaneous words (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Quite literally "wing man." In the US in particular, a wing man is a best friend. When a fellow wa......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Miscellaneous words (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Not to be confused with Dagon......
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Discussion Topic  RE: LBGTQ (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
FDF? * Fédération Djiboutienne de Football, the governing body of football (soccer) in Djibouti......
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Discussion Topic  RE: LBGTQ (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Kalleh: Politicos prefer to say that the group-identity categories are not so much "ambiguous," as ......
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