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Discussion Topic  RE: Promiscuous (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Geoff: Good remembering. It seems I have repeated myself, in a different context: ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Promiscuous (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
From the "Wind and the Lion" ......
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Discussion Topic  "Yes, but can you make it THIS small?!" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Ran across an article about the smallest legible font. ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: The rescue of non-words (in Links for Linguaphiles) by Robert Arvanitis
And of course, mead. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------......
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Discussion Topic  The rescue of non-words (in Links for Linguaphiles) by Robert Arvanitis
Luke 20:17 (King James Version) "And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, Th......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Oh My God! (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Ceres' mother was Ops, of whom wiki says: ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Oh My God! (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
(Pyri)phlegethon shares an etymology with phlogiston theory, the precursor of modern chemistry's und......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Perfect Reduplicatives (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Still too traumatized by a wild ride in Bangkok to describe the vehicle called the "tuk tuk," so you......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Perfect Reduplicatives (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Since the "nearly identical" reduplicatives pre-date my membership here, I take the liberty of shari......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Figurative animal-adjectives (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Let's not forget the Italian classic: ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Miscellaneous Words Again (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
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Discussion Topic  RE: Toponyms (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Inspired by wordcrafter, found an excellent site which explains many of the chromatic phenomena. It ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Toponyms (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
When in Siberia, beware the shatuny....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Miscellaneous Words Again (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
So it's illegal to buy or sell organs, but it's ok to swap organs of like kind? How about a kidney ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Climbing Mount Stuart (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Might even fit back with "words that just sound naughty"...
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Discussion Topic  RE: Double Entendre: Doublet Meaning (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
The Online Etymology Dictionary has no clue about rote in the sense of learning: "rote c.1300, in ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Double Entendre: Doublet Meaning (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Burden stirs a recollection: "Honor" and "onus" share a common etymology, from the Latin for burden......
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Discussion Topic  Why so dead? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
There are a number of expressions with "dead" as an unlikely modifier: dead certain dead eye dead g......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Printmaking Terms (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
In 2006 I saw an entry on "glicée," ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Chambers Gigglossary (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Those gifts are for trading! Old story of two friends on the commodities market Their job was to ......
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