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xanthoxylon

This word takes a lexical game of noughts and crosses to the nth degree. Indeed, looking at it, your eyes may be o o or… 623 more words

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clackled

My friend Trish’s daughter Nenya is a neologist. I’ve tasted one of her creations before: scratchative. (Trish’s husband, Jaba, is likely where Nenya inherited this from – he’s the coiner of… 401 more words

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W

I guess I’m doing a letter tasting today. But this letter has piqued my attention a few times just recently.

On Sunday, for one thing, I was in the antiques market, and I saw a set of cloth bookmarks embroidered… 1,064 more words

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descant

Descant. For me, it decants to a song, a play, a magazine, a poem, a dance.

Of course to a song; descant comes from Latin… 736 more words

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poutine

Right now I’m in the part of Canada that has the best food: Quebec. And I’m in the part of Quebec that has the best food: … 1,011 more words

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madeleine

Memories. You can taste them.

Tastes bring them back, in fact. Tastes and smells. Smells do it so accurately – a hand cream or shampoo or floor cleaner and I can almost see the place from my childhood where I smelled it then. 1,861 more words

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