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Discussion Topic  RE: What American accent do you have? (in Potpourri) by Seanahan
It got me as Wisconsin or Chicago. I would tend to lean away from Wisconsin, but that is probably c......
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Discussion Topic  Personification vs. Anthropomorphism (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Seanahan
The first is defined as ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Words from Heinlein (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Seanahan
For those of you who have read Heinlein, ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: gossip :- from kinship term to chitchatting verb (in Potpourri) by Seanahan
That's a fun etymology, thanks....
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Booty" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Seanahan
The term "booty call" means visiting a person for the sole purpose of having sex....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Role of Libraries? (in Potpourri) by Seanahan
When I was younger, I went to my local library all of the time, often checking out the same books. ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Did it take? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Seanahan
I think the expression comes from "take hold". ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: the keyboard of the imagination (in Foreign Words) by Seanahan
To me, this topic is entirely about what constitutes poetry. One can look at something "poetically"......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Eponyms (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Seanahan
I would imagine the "ch" in Fuchs is the same as in Bach....
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Discussion Topic  RE: a lexicon of memetic concepts (in Links for Linguaphiles) by Seanahan
Interesting use of the word "pwnz". I would have used "rulez" or "r0x0rs"....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Banished Words and Phrases for 2006 (in The Written Word) by Seanahan
What exactly is the problem with Gitmo, and why is it this year it has been added to the list? I pr......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Banished Words and Phrases for 2006 (in The Written Word) by Seanahan
I first heard wicked meaning "good" probably about 12 years ago, although it seems to have died down......
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Discussion Topic  RE: MSN (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Seanahan
I've always heard of the mainstream media to describe news sources other than tabloids, like the "Na......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Demotivation (in Potpourri) by Seanahan
If at first you don't succeed, then maybe failure is what you're good at....
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Discussion Topic  RE: "Aha! moment" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Seanahan
I would probably say, "had a Eureka!", although this is somewhat abusive. Another possibility is "a......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Hanukkah (in Community) by Seanahan
In my experience, Jewish people from Chicago and the East coast pronounce it me-NOR-ah. Furthermore......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Who/Whom (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Seanahan
Furthermore, you can't say "Whom do you like?", you have to "Whom do ye like". This dumbing down of......
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Discussion Topic  RE: sense of sense (in Potpourri) by Seanahan
It threw me for more than an instance. I think one possibility is "the, or more often, a particular ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Dactyl Riddle (in Wordplay) by Seanahan
I think that is the hardest riddle ever....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Sign Language (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Seanahan
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