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Discussion Topic  RE: Umbrella...other such words? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
I hope the forum will indulge a memory triggered by this discussion. In college, the rain always re......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Spelling Bee Words (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Doggerel is as doggerel does. But follow the link to pronunciation at the following site: ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Language development (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
I offer a hypothesis on "small words" comment. The speaker misinterpreted the feedback. The diffi......
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Discussion Topic  RE: The Music of Language of Music of.. (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Even more suggestive -- babies are born with perfect pitch, but lose it absent a tonal language OR m......
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Discussion Topic  RE: The Music of Language of Music of.. (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Two interesting sites: ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: The Music of Language of Music of.. (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Don't stop CW! It's great stuff about wiring and re-wiring the brain. I've found some ideas ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Confusing Doublets, redux (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
A few of my favorite pairings (errings?): Bathos/pathos Extant/extent Paramount/tantamount (Is the......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Join/conjoined (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Sure. Federals wore blue, Confederates wore grey....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Spelling Bee Words (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
From divination to dining: "auspex" is related to the classic trio -- ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: The Music of Language of Music of.. (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Bet the two ideas are related. A large part of speech, and interpretation of what we hear, is hard-......
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Discussion Topic  The Music of Language of Music of.. (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Has this august body ever discussed the idea of cultural linkages -- that music reflects the languag......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Spell-check Syndrome (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
neveu: Excellent note on Portugese to French to English. A case where reality exceeds fiction, if ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Asa, Kalleh and Shufitz (in Community) by Robert Arvanitis
Being in Connecticut, I offer utterly impartial support in favor of an east coast US meeting site. ......
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Discussion Topic  Spell-check Syndrome (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Is there enough evidence to indict and convict "spell-check," for murdering the language? The NY Ti......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Bizarre etymologies (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Excellent research on "dupe." The "d" shifts from "du huppe," to become part of the word. Is there......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "New and Improved" (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Thanks to wordnerd for another marketing ploy unmasked! The original list is updated. Canola is a ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Is there a word for... (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Re-contextification?...
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Discussion Topic  RE: "New and Improved" (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Likewise, we are fortunate the advertising geniuses (genii?) who used ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "New and Improved" (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
Excellent. Marketing euphemisms are red meat to the Wordcraft crowd -- identified and extended. Th......
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Discussion Topic  "New and Improved" (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
To demonstrate the power of the word, I offer a list of old products, whose performance in the marke......
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