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The way of Wretches and Drudges

#HalTreBloPo #X Surprise! Here’s a guest post, by Dictionary.com, I couldn’t resist! Wretches and Drudges: The Humor in Johnson’s Dictionary http://blog.dictionary.com/humor-in-johnsons-dictionary/ Advertisements

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The silliness of “Made Up Words”

“Twas bryllyg, and ye slythy toves did gyre and gymble in ye wabe…” – Lewis Carroll According to Wikipedia get over it, “Jabberwocky” is “an 1872 nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll.” A “nonsense poem,” and yet, I can rattle off … Continue reading

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