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Sometimes the only thing that prevents the understanding of a word is a little perspective. Language is a means of communicating with people. And if you’re being understood, and saying what you mean to say, there’s sometimes no express problem

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California:

It is hard to stay away from a simple proper noun like “California.” Mostly because it’s the part of the United States I believe I will forever call home, whether with my feet on the ground, or simply in the

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Etymology:

Given the nature of this blog, it is probably appropriate to examine the word “etymology” itself, it being a key part of my purpose in writing. Etymology is a noun, with its roots in Greek. From Etymonline, a source I

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Sesquipedalian:

I think it only right to start off with one of the words that really captures my fascination with words, and is actually this blog’s indirect namesake. This word is “sesquipedalian.” It is an adjective, and it helps convey that

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