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Kylie Auldist – No Use

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ODeath – Down To Rest Video

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Language in Thought and Action – Wikiquote

Stumbleupon Review of : http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Language_in_Thought_and_Action Such complicated and apparently unnecessary behavior leads philosophers, both amateur and professional, to ask over and over again, "Why can't human beings live simply and naturally?" Often the complexity of human life makes us look … Continue reading

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10 Swear Words or Curse Words You Don’t Know |…

Stumbleupon Review of : http://havemacwillblog.com/2009/05/24/10-swear-words-or-curse-words-you-dont-know 2.  Execration: To most people, the use of such religious swear words is now regarded as tame and has no real place in execration. When you really want to express yourself in a curse, obscure … Continue reading

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Paamayim Nekudotayim – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Stumbleupon Review of : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paamayim_Nekudotayim Nobody expects the Paamayim Nekudotayim!

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A.Word.A.Day –diurnation

Stumbleupon Review of : http://wordsmith.org/words/diurnation.html diurnation (dy-uhr-NAY-shuhn) noun The habit of sleeping or being dormant during the day. [From Latin diurnus (daily), from dies (day).]

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Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.consortiumnews.com/2007/092007a.html Tellin’ it like it is. How the dogs of war ate our meta-narratives. Excerpts: This has been the right’s craftiest accomplishment: inducing “reasonable” liberals and “sensible” centrists to enable their crimes, from stolen elections to … Continue reading

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Sort English Tok Pisin

Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.tok-pisin.com/sort-english.php?page=15 “condom, contraceptive for males : gumi bilong kok” Can’t argue with that. Melanesian Pidgin: a language where the noun phrases also function as an instruction manual.

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Chuang Tzus Chaos Linguistics

Stumbleupon Review of : http://www.thing.de/projekte/7:9%23/chuang_tzu_linguistics.html From the page: “Thus, beginning with total linguistic relativism, Chuang Tzu ends with a sort of metalinguistics. Spillover words do not ward and sector, They play. They contain more than they contain – therefore, like … Continue reading

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Sounding Circle: The Washington Posts Mensa Invitational

Stumbleupon Review of : http://soundingcircle.com/newslog2.php/__show_article/_a000195-000817.htm The Washington Post’s Mensa Invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing of one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are this year’s … Continue reading

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