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by Slava
Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Vivacious
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Vivacious

Any thoughts on why men aren't vivacious?
by Slava
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Hooligan
Replies: 1
Views: 378

Re: Hooligan

Actually, it's been done, thrice:

2005, 2009, 2014.

There must have been some glitch when you searched. :cry:
by Slava
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Pronunciation
Topic: 'Zh' sound in English
Replies: 2
Views: 3503

Re: 'Zh' sound in English

What sound does barge end in? Is it not a zh preceded by a d?
by Slava
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Hone
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: Hone

Doesn't Aaron have a brother in Britain? That would be the Tory side of the Spellings.v :roll:
by Slava
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Lascivious
Replies: 1
Views: 302

Re: Lascivious

Russian also has laskovyi (ласковый), meaning affectionate.
by Slava
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Sate
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Re: Sate

Sated is most assuredly shorter than my favorite: sufficiently sufficed.
by Slava
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Cravat
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: Cravat

Didn't even cross my mind. It took an old hunter to spot it.

Welcome to the Agora, staryohotnik. Post early, post often!
by Slava
Wed May 16, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Res Diversae
Topic: Active and inactive members of Alpha Agora
Replies: 2
Views: 7502

Re: Active and inactive members of Alpha Agora

It would be wonderful to get more people posting, I agree. I wish I knew how to bring them out of the woodwork.
by Slava
Wed May 16, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: pseudepigraphy
Replies: 2
Views: 374

Re: pseudepigraphy

If pseudepigraphy is used to claim authorship, that is plagiarism, correct?
by Slava
Wed May 16, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Clickbait
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Clickbait

Good idea, Perry. I'll second that.
by Slava
Wed May 16, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Kippage
Replies: 2
Views: 1136

Re: Kippage

Probably not related to "have a kip," "take a nap".
by Slava
Wed May 16, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Pegorative
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: Pegorative

In that case, it's been done twice:

Here (2006) and Here (2011).
by Slava
Wed May 16, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Good Word Suggestions
Topic: Word of the Day Suggestion: Debacle
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: Word of the Day Suggestion: Debacle

Here ye be.
by Slava
Sat May 12, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Grammar
Topic: One Space, Two Space. Period.
Replies: 0
Views: 7390

One Space, Two Space. Period.

by Slava
Sat May 12, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Commiserate
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Re: Commiserate

Reading something or other about economics I came across a related word, immiserate. Somewhat of a black sheep of the family, I should imagine. It means to make miserable.

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