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Word Nerd Wednesday – Scurryfunge

Hello Word Nerds! I had to laugh when I stumbled upon today’s word: scurryfunge (SKUH-ree-funj). What a word! I’m going to throw it out there and ask you ‘What Do You Think It Means?’, but for a little bit of variation, … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Fortnight

Welcome word nerds! Have I really made you wait three whole weeks to find out the meaning of absquatulate? I think I have. How abominable of me! Just because I’ve been having fun away down in the south of mainland Australia… … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Absquatulate

Happy Wednesday, Word Nerds! What I want to know is, can you wrap your mouth around today’s word? absquatulate That’s right, ab-SQUAT-u-late. I saw this word in a post a friend had shared on Facebook this week, so maybe you have … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Indubitable

Hello Word Nerds! I hope this Wednesday treats you well. If you remember, last week I have you a very short word—duff—and asked you whether you knew what it meant. It might only have a few letters, but it is … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Duff

Happy Wednesday, Word Nerds! I have a very short word for you today that I came across in a manuscript I’m editing. It’s not a particularly glamorous word, and I’ve heard it used in various forms before, but I’d never … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Dystopia

Wednesday has rolled around again Word Nerds! Today I’m looking at the word dystopia in anticipation of a fantastic novel that releases this Friday (28 April): The Uncloaked by J. Rodes (who will be more familiar to readers as Jennifer Rodewald).

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Easter

Welcome, Word Nerds! I hope you had a blessed Easter! In fact, we’re going to talk about the word Easter in just a moment, but first, last week’s word: Widdershins. Widdershins – in a left-handed, wrong, or contrary direction; counterclockwise Congratulations to kathyscottage, who … Continue reading

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