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Discussion Topic  Postpositive Adjectives (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
An English adjective is generally placed in front of the noun it modifies, as for example "a big hou......
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Discussion Topic  Latin Phrases You Pretend to Understand (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
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Discussion Topic  Losers of Interest (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
English has lots of contemptuous nouns naming "loser" personalities of various sorts. This week we'......
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Discussion Topic  Eponyms Redux (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Let's return to a favorite theme that we haven't done for a while: eponyms, or words from people's n......
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Discussion Topic  Recent Terms (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
New terms are constantly being created. There are people who track such things, and people who cull ......
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Discussion Topic  Words I've Recently Run Into (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
(Let no anti-preposition-ender decree that this theme should be titled "Words Into Which I've Recent......
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Discussion Topic  2009 Scripps Spelling Bee (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Every year at about this time, the Scripps Spelling Bee presents oddball or obscure words we'd other......
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Discussion Topic  C'est What (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Your wordcrafter, vacationing in Toronto this week, has been gratified to discover an excellent pub ......
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Discussion Topic  Miscellaneous Words (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Apologies for my absence. As a partial atonement I'll give you a word which, although tremendously i......
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Discussion Topic  Less-known Counterparts (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Sometimes a negative form of a word is much more familiar than its positive form. (We might can cal......
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Discussion Topic  Superness (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
This week, a theme of 'super' words. ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Unexpected Etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Today's word, describing hair, is from Latin meaning "cushion stuffing". ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Unexpected Etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Unless you have read the exploits of the great linguist Dr. John Dolittle, you are probably unaware ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Unexpected Etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Continuing with animal words. Mankind being what it is, it's understandable that there should be man......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Unexpected Etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Speaking of (geo)ducks . . . Those who know French, at least enough to read a fancy menu, know that......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Unexpected Etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Today's word is a multiple oddity. It names a grotesque animal; it says "duck" though the creature i......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Unexpected Etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
In a medieval town, with flimsy buildings in close proximity, an uncontrolled fire could spread dis......
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Discussion Topic  Unexpected Etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Back from an absence. Did you miss your words? This week we'll present some with interesting and per......
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Discussion Topic  Dating Techiques (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
No, this is not a theme of techniques to use in your social life. We'll venture into science, and lo......
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Discussion Topic  There's a name that body-thing?! (in The Vocabulary Forum) by wordcrafter
Last week's theme of "Unusual names for things" ended with a word composed of two body parts, "armse......
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