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|Questions & Answers about Words|
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Re: African-American vs. Black (Kalleh)
|The Written Word|
Thoughts and comments on poetry, lyrics and literature.
Re: Geoffrey Nunberg (Kalleh)
Miscellany: a combination of incongruous things; a miscellaneous anthology or collection.
Something we all need to know (Geoff)
|The Vocabulary Forum|
The Word of the Day, for your enjoyment and discussion.
Re: Words stolen from last week’s ... (bethree5)
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Re: Worthless Word for the Day (bethree5)
Wordcraft Book Group: Discuss selected books we've read together
Re: What Are You Reading Right Now... (bethree5)
Sapir-Whorf: Other languages have words for concepts unfamiliar in English, or which English cannot express succinctly.
Re: Another language identified (bethree5)
|Links for Linguaphiles|
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Wit? Puns? Light ramblings?
There was a young limerick fro... (BobHale)
Re: Bluffing game: Chitin (Geoff)
Learn about the study of language: IPA, lexicography, grammar, etc.
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