Tag Archives: Words

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia

Originally posted on crispina kemp:
Like all writers words cast a spell upon me, a fascination. But, I swear, I didn’t go looking for hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia. It found me. But it started me thinking. This is the result. For the writer…

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With This Ring

We may not class a dictionary as a ‘fun read’. And apart from providing the standard spelling, ensuring it’s the right word for the meaning, and used in the right way, we may have no other use for it (except, … Continue reading

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Usable Words

“That’s the one grinningly wonderful thing of this realm. It’s full to brimming with usable words. I mean, just listen to me, talking all day and all through the night and never running short of usable words.” So said Ypsi … Continue reading

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