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Acrost or across -- how to you get there?

Each part of the United States has some sort of accent along with terms unique to their area. I grew up in Iowa, living there for 18 years, but we do not have much of an accent. 162 more words

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Banished words --- prior years

The other day, I posted the latest list of words that need to be banished from the English language.

In doing some research, I found words from prior years that were nominated for banishment.   648 more words

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Banned words -- 2014 edition

I ran across this on Facebook.  The Lake Superior State University has their 40th Annual list of banished words.  That is banished, not banned.

I like the list, and may take the time to go back and see previous year’s lists. 1,689 more words

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Shahbaz -- what the heck does it mean?

Shahbaz?  This word popped up in an article I read this morning in the local newspaper.  The theme of the article related to senior living and the green house concept.  156 more words

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