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Word of the Day #3

People’s Top 10 Favorite Words #6: Serendipity Definition: luck that takes the form of finding valuable or pleasant things that are not looked for Example: “Old-time print journalists bemoan the absence of serendipity – the accidental discovery of stories that … Continue reading

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Merriam-Webster Word of the Day

#2 Kerfuffle Definition: disturbance; fuss Example: “‘Glee’ Cast Members React to GQ Kerfuffle” – Headline on WashingtonPost.com, October 21, 2010 About the word: Kerfuffle is the most recent coinage on this list, dating to 1946. It may be an alteration … Continue reading

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Crazy word of the day

Flibbertigibbet Definition: a silly flighty person Example: “I was very good at being a girl and I’m not quite so good at being a woman. I was good at being quite flighty and dippy and a flibbertigibbet. But I don’t … Continue reading

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