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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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Word Nerd Wednesday – Christmas

Merry Christmas! Joyeux Noël! Frohe Weihnachten! Bon Natale! Buon Natale! Feliz Navidad! However you say it, I send you greetings of the season. 🙂 Today’s word nerd choice was a fairly obvious one: Christmas. Do you know how the word came about? What about the … 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 – 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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