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The English language is constantly evolving, both the words we use and the rules that control the usage of those words.  Therefore, it is impossible to ever have a definitive grammar guide, or, if you will, a Complete Guide of American English.  And that’s our excuse.

 

 

Word of the Every So Often

October 16, 2018 

beldame:  (noun)  an old woman, especially an ugly one; a witch.  This year for Halloween, I'm going to dress up like a beldame.

 

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Monday, December 31, 2012

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9:24 am pst 

Word of the Every So Often

exude:  (verb)  to discharge moisture or smell slowly, but steadily.  The oven exuded an invitation that told us we didn’t care if dinner were late.

9:23 am pst 

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Word of the Every So Often

pernicious:  (adj.)  having a harmful effect, but in no particular hurry to do so.  The teacher’s pernicious attitude about education eventually resulted in her students all becoming arborists.

2:49 pm pst 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Word of the Every So Often

acrimoniously:  (adv.)  angry and bitter, but in an adverbial way.  Carl acrimoniously accused the network of personally trying to ruin his life when they canceled his favourite shoe.

2:45 pm pst 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

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I mean... that pretty much says it all. 

5:15 pm pst 

Word of the Every So Often

apoplectic:  (adj.; pronounced ap-poe-plec-tic) extremely indignant; really pissed.  Carl was apoplectic when he discovered they had canceled “America’s Most Wanted’s Got Talent.”

4:35 pm pst 


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