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Bibulous definition

Bibulous  Now that is a word that I have never heard before.

As usual, I always look for different words as I read blogs, articles, etc.  89 more words

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Freemiums Do you use them?

Freeiums  Are they really free?

Freemium has to be a fairly new word to the English language.   Freemium is a portmanteau, combining the words free and premium. 151 more words

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Acrost or across -- how to you get there?

Is it Acrost or across?

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. 166 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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Vape -- word of the year

Word of the year—

I love it when the Oxford Dictionaries annually names a word of the year.  This must be a tough task.  They say the word is  chosen because it “is judged to reflect the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of that particular year and to have lasting potential as a word of cultural significance.” 80 more words

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