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A Word Is Worth A Thousand Pictures, Too

  by Roma Gujarathi Some words have an allure of their own. Sometimes it’s the way a word sounds, like mellifluous; the letters flow so smoothly together. Other words, like hiraeth, are surrounded by a sense of mystery. Yet still, … Continue reading

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“Omg,” she says, and I immediately cringe in my seat.  I absolutely hate when people talk in “text lingo,” so naturally, my little sister makes it a point to throw in a little phrase here or there just to drive … Continue reading

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Does Size Really Matter?

Words come in many sizes. Some words are big, bold, and impressive – a few that jump to mind are “lugubrious,” “incommoded,” and “pusillanimous” – and these mammoths are not for literary neophytes. Other words are small, perhaps even cute, … Continue reading

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