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LEXIVORE

Lexivore, I am, as Yoda might have said. The Dictionary is Wonderland to my Alice.

ARE YOU ZETETIC?

ARE YOU ZETETIC?

Is it all Greek to you? Me too, and I write about it here because the word raises a question – How do words vanish from the lexicon? Times change of course, civilization theoretically progresses, individuals supposedly progress along with it. But in the aftermath, history becomes littered with the corpses of countless words that did not deserve to die.

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ARE YOU ZETETIC?

Is it all Greek to you? Me too, and I write about it here because the word raises a question – How do words vanish from the lexicon? Times change of course, civilization theoretically progresses, individuals supposedly progress along with it. But in the aftermath, history becomes littered with the corpses of countless words that did not deserve to die.

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TO CONVERSE IS TO PLAY

Consider conversation – isn’t it a form of play? Ideas and thoughts and words are bounced back and forth – like a volley in a tennis game. At least that’s how I like to see it.

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LEXIVORE 101 FAVE WORDS ~B~

In case you dropped onto this page out of the blue, here is an intro to my 101 Favorite Words. And here are my picks from the letter B... (Oh, in case you're curious, this photo is my own personal blimp. This is how I travel in my daydreams. Batman has his batmobile....

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LEXIVORE – My 101 Favorite words ~ INTRO

Having claimed myself a lexivore, or one who eats words like bon-bons, I herewith begin to unwind the reel of my 101 favorite words…which will include definitions, etymologies and usages. Of course some of these words really don’t need definitions but are included...

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