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Discussion Topic  RE: Ghost words (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
By the way - none of the under-30 crowd wear watches anymore. It's on their phone-pad-laptop. But e......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Ghost words (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Had occasion this weekend to rent a car. As noted earlier, there was a cylindrical socket for charg......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Ghost words (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Arnie -- home run! (if you'll permit a US archaism...) The skeuomorph seems to be a deliberate desi......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Ghost words (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Kalleh: There's a closely related effect - the "echo" of "artifacts." When more people smoked, car......
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Discussion Topic  Ghost words (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Is there a term for "culture ghosts?" I mean things like the "save" icon, shown as 3.5 inch diskett......
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Discussion Topic  Discreet / delay (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Dealing with contango and backwardation in economics, ran across “demurrage” (late fees in shipping)......
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Discussion Topic  Clumsy fix or clever improvisation? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Great technical discussion at ArsTechnica on switches and routers, which called Cisco's IOS a "kluge......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Interesting cognate. There is a German sense to sonder, meaning "special" (perhaps "apart?") in dis......
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Discussion Topic  Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
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Discussion Topic  Any good sources (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
...for foreign etymologies? Greek in particular? Σαραβαλο ("saravalo") means “wreck.” But I wonder......
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Discussion Topic  Contranyms (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
A paltry dozen? I wager this august body can double that with ease! Herewith, an interesting piece......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Nope (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Heh. Ok, but really no need to go off-shore......
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Discussion Topic  Nope (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Is "no" shorter than "nope?" Yep. Do people therefore prefer the shorter form? Nope. ......
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Discussion Topic  Acolouthic (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Saw this. Is it meaningful?...
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Discussion Topic  RE: Literally (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Never let vanity get in the way of a good line......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Literally (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
The first is a medical emergency, the second is merely an American late for dinner....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Literally (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
zmježd Knowing you for a scholar, I dare not essay humor because… [missing text] PS: Are there w......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Literally (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
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Discussion Topic  RE: Literally (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Agree, goofy, except if Thomas Mann ever met Mikey Bloomberg......
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