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The Language Attic: Troglodyte

by Brenda W. Clough  I am a child of my generation, and so when you say ‘trog’ I think of mop-topped young men with guitars crooning minor Top-40 hits like “Wild Thing” and “Love is All Around.” But the 1960s … Continue reading

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THE LANGUAGE ATTIC: shazzing

The Word Museum by Jeffrey Kacirk, Barnes & Noble, New York, 2000 is a marvelous tool for writers of historical fiction. Not only does it help find the right word for the occasion, it is good for a laugh or … Continue reading

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