Tag Archives: Words

Word Nerd Wednesday – Expectorating

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! You may be tempted to think today’s word has been inspired by the onset of coughs and colds as we move into winter here in Australia, but it actually has more to do with the sudden … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Effulgent

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! Have you ever come across a word that sounds all wrong for its meaning? Today’s words is one of those for me. It came up no less than three times in a book I was reading … Continue reading

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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 – Falling in Love

Happy Valentine’s Day, reader friends! I thought today might be a good opportunity to look at a phrase that I’m not overly fond of: falling in love. Why am I not fond of it? Well, I’ll get to that in a … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Quidnunc

Greetings, fellow word nerds! I couldn’t resist sharing today’s word after thestoryenthusiast shared it with me in last week’s comments. It paints such a great picture, I think we need to have the English equivalent. The word is: quidnunc. As soon as … Continue reading

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