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NYDenizen commented on the word teleolexical
January 7, 2018
NYDenizen commented on the word pantechnicon
In U.S., 'tractor-trailer'.
November 8, 2015
NYDenizen commented on the word subcreation
From a review by Janes Parker in 11/1/15 NYRB of 'The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes'.A few quick strokes – pipe, brain, violin, Watson – call him into being, while beyond these scant markings an abyss of personality instantly suggests itself. Dimensions open up, speculation is invited, and what Tolkien called "subcreation" occurs: people begin to tell their own stories about him.
October 31, 2015
NYDenizen commented on the word Wordnicize
The process of entering a word from the wild in Wordnik.
October 18, 2015
NYDenizen commented on the word Pantechnion
Used primarily in Britain and its former colonies.
Tractor-trailer in North America.
A large van, esp one used for furniture removals. 2. a warehouse where furniture is stored. Word Origin. C19: from pan- + Greek tekhnikon relating to the arts, from tekhnē art; originally the name of a London bazaar, the building later being used as a furniture warehouse.
NYDenizen commented on the word John Horton Conway
Conway is a British mathematician. He is the subject of the just-published (Oct. 2015) biography, <b>Genius at Play</b>, by Siobhan Roberts, herself a world-class mathematician. I highly recommend the book for both the technical and lay reader.
October 16, 2015
NYDenizen commented on the user NYDenizen
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October 7, 2015
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ruzuzu commented on the user NYDenizen
Thanks for your addition of John Horton Conway to my mathematics--6 list.
And welcome to Wordnik!
TankHughes commented on the user NYDenizen
¡Bienvenidos! I recommend:-hitting 'Random Word' often-checking the Community page for fresh comments and lists-adding your two cents any time you have two cents to add-using brackets in comments to hyperlink to the words you're discussing:)
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