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from Roald

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” :: Roald Dahl :: Advertisements

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from Anaïs

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ::  Anaïs Nin ::

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word of the day :: turgid

turgid: [tur-jid] –adjective 1. swollen; distended; tumid. 2. inflated, overblown, or pompous; bombastic: turgid language. Origin: 1660-70; < L turgidus, equiv. to turg ( ēre ) to swell + -idus -id4 “‘It is true that the rivers went nosing like swine, … Continue reading

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from Ernest

“You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always … Continue reading

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word of the day :: cozen

cozen: [kuhz–uh n] –verb (used with object), verb (used without object) to cheat, deceive, or trick. Origin: 1565-75; perh. < ONF coçonner to resell, v. deriv. of coçon retailer (< L coctiōnem, acc. of coctiō, cōciō dealer), influencedby MF cousin … Continue reading

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This YouTube video about Brontë sister action heroes is hilarious!

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all things words

Welcome to RAW–a place for all things words.

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