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While reading things on the internet, I have discovered some word oddities.  Actually, by odd, I mean they are using the wrong words.  In the two cases I will cite here, they used actual words that sound like the word they wanted. 114 more words

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Nut graph What the heck?

What is a nut graph?

Not too long ago, I received an email from my editor about a newspaper article I wrote.  He referenced the nut graph that needed some work. 108 more words

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Moldering -- not smoldering

Moldering is another word I have never used or heard of until recently. Just as my prior post on oddment, it comes from an essay submission by someone in my writers’ critique group. 33 more words

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Anticlockwise definition


Anticlockwise (or anti-clockwise) came up as a term in a recent podcast I was listening to.  I had to rewind to hear it again. 51 more words

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