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Quasi, the Queer Qualifier

What, exactly, does the prefix quasi mean, and can it stand on its own? The term, from Latin, is used […]

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The Combining Form -pod

The Greek and Latin words for leg and foot have given English the combining form -pod. Some words formed with […]

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50 Slang Terms for Money

I find very little about money to be interesting, other than counting my own, but I’ve noted that there’s a […]

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20 Synonyms for “Expert”

Just as the many synonyms for beginner should be picked over with care to capture the correct connotation, the numerous […]

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Clean out of spondulicks!

While looking up something else, I came across the slang word spondulicks, meaning “money.” It has a U.S. origin, but […]

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Dictionaries and Lexicons

Both dictionaries and lexicons are collections of words. Both words derive from Latin and Greek words meaning “to speak” or […]

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