Category Archives: Logophilia

Word Nerd Wednesday – Idiosyncrasy

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! Don’t you think idiosyncrasy is a cool word? I’ve been reminded of it thanks to my current read, which I can’t say anything about at present (how’s that for getting all mysterious on you!) The word … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Troglodyte

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! It’s been a while since I’ve had a Word Nerd post because I’ve had so many other things happen around here, but I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to share this week’s word since I read The … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Quotidian

Welcome, word nerds! I think it’s time for a round of What do you think it means this week, don’t you? I wish I could remember where I read this word recently, but it was one of those ones that I … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Ostrobogulous

Happy Wednesday, Word Nerds! I think it must be time for another round of What Do You Think It Means? this week, and I have a smashing word for you all: Ostrobogulous (oh-stra-BOG-yew-lus)

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Moribund

Hiya, Word Nerds! So glad you popped by today. Many of you may be aware that 31 October 2017 marks 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg. Each evening this … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Bluestocking

Welcome, Word Nerds! I’m not sure how many of you are familiar with today’s word, although if you’re a reader of historical novels, particularly those set during the late 1700s and early 1800s, chances are you’ve come across it. The … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Quixotic

Welcome Word Nerds! Last week, in one of the book launch teams I’m on, we were given the task of describing ourselves using three letters—QRF—and one of the team members described herself as quixotic. That led to the inevitable question, … Continue reading

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