What a Coincidence

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What a coincidence that Sammi should set us this word for the prompt this week.

Why, only last week my brother said to me, “Crisp, you’re good with long words, aren’t you?”

“If you say,” I said. “I don’t think I am, but…”

“Yes you are,” he said. “So what’s the word for a person who collects words to compile a dictionary?”

“It’s lexicographer. Why?”

“Times crossword. I said it was a dictionarier, but the missus laughed at me.”

“It’s lexicographer. From lexicon,” I said.

85 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Lexicon



About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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13 Responses to What a Coincidence

  1. Absolutely right, although I tend to say wordsmith because it’s easier!

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  2. granny1947 says:

    Ahhh, Once again I have learned something.

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  3. Nope, Not Pam says:

    Very apt ☺️


  4. Haha! True story?


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  5. Bill says:

    And there you have it. Well done.

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  6. Dale says:

    There are always those know-it-alls 😉 All kidding aside, I’m with Keith, I like wordsmith for writers, too 🙂

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