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Expressions & Sayings
Alphabetized list of meanings and origins
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people in modern time/times//at (the) dinner time
"In modern time" should be "in modern timeS."/at (the) dinner time
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Is it OK to type N-encE into N-encY?
There're some words that have two spellings and have exactly the same meaning?pertinence/pertinency,subsistence/subsistency
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Some Southern regionalisms
I got these from my dad who was born in an oil boom tent camp called Moon Camp, Caddo, Stephens Co, Texas in 1922
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Words from a co-worker in IT
We called these Judyisms
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Some recent word usages from the internet and TV
Random things I heard or read that tripped one or more of my mental alarms.
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weather report
A new geography word
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"Talking Through Your Hat"
Derivation of cliche?
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Cujo
Word origin and etymology
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Words I mispronounce
Some were accidental, usually upon first exposure, and the rest are deliberate.
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The Linguistics of 'YouTube Voice'
The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera
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