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to craunch the marmoset

I have something special today. A special book from my bookshelf – well, aren’t they all – but this one calls for a special lens on my camera to photograph it. 1,028 more words

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disconnect

Things get taken apart.

People break away. Logic fails. Lines are broken. Needs and desires diverge. Perfectly good things are disarticulated. You expect disco

very but get disco… 807 more words

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Stoney

Books you’ve had for a long time may seem like a trip down memory lane. But a book is more than a lane, especially if it carries an important part of your formative years. 981 more words

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chimera

Cliff Jardine was pissed off.

Miss Henderson had circled a word in his essay and written, “You don’t know what this means.” But he had looked it up in the thesaurus! 517 more words

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euge

This word may bring to mind a preferred adjective of a paradoxically half-baked yet overdone blowhard. “Yuge! It’s gonna be yuge!” It looks like another way of spelling it, doesn’t it? 379 more words

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vectigal

For many people, the vectigal is a galling vector, a vehicle for conveying vexation, oft inveighed against. Oh, it is taxing. But why?

Because it is taxing. 355 more words

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cambric, Scarborough

What fine vestments memory and associations weave and work for us, needing neither needle nor thread to imbricate the pieces that have come from the looms of the fates. 554 more words

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