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Wondrous Words #410

content/uploads/2014/06/WWW.png” alt=”WWW” width=”191″ height=”164″ />Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. I found this word in a Politico story about Obama’s post-presidency: absolutism: “Obama was cautioning against absolutism and … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #409

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. ___________________________________________________ I like to watch the Miss Fisher series on Netflix. I saw that the show is based on a book series. … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #408

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. ___________________________________________________ In a New York Times book review of Deborah Yaffe’s Among The Janettes I found: ubiquitous: “What she’s really interested in … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words # 407

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. ___________________________________________________ While listening to a TV news show, this word popped up for me: bellicose: “ . . . especially the bellicose … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #406

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. ___________________________________________________ I was reading an article about how literary critics have analyzed the words used by Jane Austen to see why she … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words # 405

Every week I join Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog to post about new words we’ve discovered. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday. ___________________________________________________ I found one new-to-me word this week. I actually heard it on a TV news show: pernicious:  “This is so pernicious.” … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #404

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. In the New York Times Opinion newsletter I found this interesting word that I couldn’t quite understand: back-channeling: “There’s lots … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #403

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. In Dave Leonhardt’s Opinion in the NY Times there was a word that caught my attention: scrum:  “Meanwhile, for anyone … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #402

Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog. I have only one new word this week. I found it in the New York Times Daily Opinion newsletter. innumeracy: … Continue reading

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