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Word Nerd Wednesday – The Vagaries of the English Language

  Welcome Word Nerds! Nothing highlights the inconsistencies of the English language like teaching your kids spelling or helping them learn to read. As a homeschool mum I’m currently doing both at multiple levels, and I can tell you I’m … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Green With Envy

Hello fellow Word Nerds. Sorry about missing a few Word Nerd posts, but things have been going off script around here, first with extended illness making its rounds in the family (mostly flu), and now with my husband’s back putting … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Flummadiddle

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! I have another round of ‘What Do You Think It Means?’ for you today, featuring the word flummadiddle. Don’t you love the way that one rolls off the tongue? So, here are four definitions for you to … Continue reading

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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 – You’re Fired!

Howdy, Word Nerds! I missed posting my regular Word Nerd post last week because I was so busy with interviews and other posts, but I’m back again this week with a post inspired by my minister! That’s right. I think it … Continue reading

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