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Neologism

Neologism – /niːˈɒlədʒɪzəm/; from Greek νέο- néo-, ‘new’ and λόγος lógos, ‘speech, utterance’, borrowed from the French, néologisme in the 1700s, is the creation of new words, which of course is nothing new, Shakespeare was a master neologist and before him, well, someone had to invent them. 744 more words

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euphonicterrorism: the use of music or sound as a weapon against a specific cross-section of people for the purposes of control both physically and mentally.

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Anglish the Mindworm

If you follow my blog, you’ll have noticed something by now. Asides from the inherently obscure, niche-like nerdiness of it, that is. Namely, I tend to have periods, lasting a few days to a few months, of fairly intense blogging, followed by months or even years of no activity whatsoever. 529 more words

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On time and its speeds : Treacle time

Time’s a funny thing. It’s the fourth dimension, that which keeps us aware of our surroundings and yet that which distracts us most, especially  when the minutes seem to go at a different speed than they’re supposed to. 583 more words

Fametimidation

Fametimidation:(Noun) the state of anxiety, timidity, and awkward muteness experienced upon meeting a celebrity author, actor, musician or other professional idol in real life; adjective and verb forms: fametimidated, fametimidating… 22 more words

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