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mcgelligot commented on the word mellifluous
I found a reference to mellifluous in regard to the flow of the written word at Frog Princeps it is a blog:
"The book rewards the reader with a mellifluous flow of language that will startle, intrigue and bewitch the reader."
November 14, 2009
mcgelligot commented on the word cavemen
The plural of caveman.
January 29, 2009
mcgelligot commented on the word caducity
The older I get the more I think I have a one way ticket on the train to CaduCity!
mcgelligot commented on the word praetorianism
I found this interesting word while researching an article on Hugo Chavez. It refers to military intervention in the government. Here is where I found praetorianism.
mcgelligot commented on the word perspicacious
Do perspicacious and perspiration have the same root?
November 14, 2008
mcgelligot commented on the word reductio ad absurdum
Reductio ad absurdum is proving something must be true because its negative is impossible.
mcgelligot commented on the word oblomovism
Oblomovism is not so much being lazy. It is more a feeling of comfort with your own existence so deep that even obviously necessary change becomes more trouble than it is worth.
October 31, 2008
mcgelligot commented on the list mcgelligots-list
Playing old video games made by Activision.
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