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Discussion Topic  Repetitive duplicates (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Boo boo, cha cha, cous cous, mahi mahi, peri peri, pom pom, shabu shabu, Sing Sing, tom tom... Star......
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Discussion Topic  Reiquepublicae vs Republica (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Diploma for a new graduate refers to the state as "Republica" but the US as "reiquepublicae" Distin......
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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  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  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  Literally (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
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Discussion Topic  How many? (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
Has this distinguished company every wrestled with the meaning of those undefined-quantity words? W......
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Discussion Topic  Idiosyncratic spelling (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
An interesting bit of trivia at: ......
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Discussion Topic  Excellent, if now obsolete, use of language (in The Written Word) by Robert Arvanitis
Home About Lawfare: A Brief History of the Term and the Site Contact The Lawfare Podcast......
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Discussion Topic  Untranslatable (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Robert Arvanitis
A search for "untranslatable" here yields pages of entries. Not sure if we've ever had one on terms......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Bird-Words (in The Vocabulary Forum) by Robert Arvanitis
No view on the validity of the claim, but some observers say they see proof of a Japanese mini sub i......
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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  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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