Category Archives: words

Because we do

A dictionary.com blog post posed an interesting question.

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Wisdom from the Reach

What do you do when all you have are lemons? Or wolves at your door?

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God and reason

Even back then…

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Temper, temper…

Definition: Concordant. Just so we’re in agreement.

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Monopoly…

Definition: monopsony. It’s not a typo!

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1741

This translates to me right now as intensely bittersweet.

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See? Sex isn’t so great

Quote: This guy loves his mathematics!

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Let’s chat

Definition: palaver

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Rarus principia

They didn’t have huge print runs in the seventeenth century, it seems.

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Don’t spy on me

I told the minister in charge of the Communications Security Establishment to stop spying on us. He didn’t understand my point.

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