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The First and Final Words of November 2016

Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake

First Word: Gormenghast, that is, the main massing of the original stone, taken by itself would have displayed a certain architectural quality were it to have been possible to ignore the circumfusion of those mean dwellings that swarmed like an epidemic around its Outer Walls. 144 more words

And He Never Said a Mumbalin' Word

A Sermon preached by The Rev. Jeffrey A. Geary at the White Plains Presbyterian Church on Reign of Christ Sunday, November 20, 2016. The sermon was written by The Rev. 1,367 more words


n. a lover of words

Words have an immense power to relay messages, express emotions, and connect individuals all across the universe.


Mummy's Girl

Izzie’s first word has well and truly arrived. I’m not talking about the rather funny imitations she does – pronouncing buzzard as ‘buggered’ and beach hut as ‘bitch hoe’ – no, this is a real, bona fide, unmistakable word, used without prompting and in the appropriate context. 592 more words


I'm 2/2

Well, “Mama” is officially both my kids’ first deliberate word…

And, both times, it occurred after I left the room.

First Words

One of the major milestones all parents look forward to is their child’s first word. After all, a spoken language is what distinguishes us from the rest of the intelligent apes, and the first word is the moment when your little bundle of neediness and poop becomes a fully integrated part of the human race. 551 more words


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