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Wondrous Words #349

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 was reading a New York Times article about a referendum in Austin, Texas. The city was trying to regulate … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #348

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 recently read Agatha Christie’s Taken At the Flood and discovered a new word: mendaciously: Superintendent Peace smiled appeasingly. “Oh, I doubt … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #347

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. NPR has a very nice newsletter they send out that shares books discussed on various radio shows. Last week they … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #346

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. Last week I finished reading The Arsonist. I had a vague idea I’d read one or two of the author’s … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #345

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. This hasn’t happened in a long time: I found a new-to-me word in two different books in the same week! … Continue reading

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Wondrous #344

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. This year’s presidential race has, if nothing else, been great for word-nerds. Those of us who are always searching for … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #343

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 encountered a new form of meeting new-to-me words this week. It happened Monday at Toastmasters while we did a … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #342

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 only found one new word this week. While reading a blurb about My Brilliant Friend by Elana Ferrante I found … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #341

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. Retirement has given me plenty of time to follow all the  political maneuverings. This year it’s been at least interesting. … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #340

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’m taking an online class in Religious Literacy. I have come across several new-to-me words. Here are two of them: … Continue reading

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