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100 Words Every High School Freshman Should Know

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As a word lover, I’m crazy about the 100 Words Series produced by American Heritage Dictionary. I must not be …

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Cheese Mondegreen

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I wrote about mondegreens before. This is more a parody than a mondegreen, of course, but I found it hilarious and ingenious. To get it, you must be familiar with the Eurythmics song “Sweet Dreams.”

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On Concrete and Abstract Nouns

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I’ve written previously about both the distinction and the importance of the distinction between concrete and abstract nouns. But there’s more …

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Forte and Forebearer: Let’s Get This Straight

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Some time ago, I  posted an article on homophones that begin with f. Among those were forebear, which we often …

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