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Wondrous Words #354

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 found a new word this past week while reading Charm City by Laura Lippman: 1. malaprops: “This wishy-washy tendency, … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #353

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 such a big fan of the book reviews in the New  York Times. They give me a thorough analysis … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #352

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. My two new words this week come courtesy of author Scott Turow. He wrote an excellent book review in the … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #351

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 week I’m sharing two new-to-me words. I found the first one while reading a book review on Ti’s Book … Continue reading

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Wondrous Words #350

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 heard this word while listening to a news story about conspiracy theorists: fabulist: “I don’t know if this guy … Continue reading

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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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