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No relation

"He's a quarterback, he's a winner, he's a TV draw, he's a verb." But he's not related.
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Trinket EDC Contest Drawing #3 Results

Technology / Gadgets : Hack a Day (20 hours ago)

We’ve held our third drawing for the Trinket Everyday Carry Contest. Once again we’ve used a Pro Trinket to pick the random winner. This week’s winner is [Scissorfeind] with his project Stylin’ safety jacket In true hack style, [Sci... Read Post


Academics / Linguistics : Wordlustitude (6 years ago)

verb. Do I have to draw you a map, complete with scratch 'n' sniff technology? I can't do everything around here.Related term: depoopified.Real citation: "oooh excitement here at Chez Trash. When i got home from work there was a let... Read Post

Are “loath” and “loathe” related?

Linguistics / Grammar : Grammarphobia (4 months ago)

Q: I assume the adjective “loath” (meaning reluctant) and the verb “loathe” (meaning to dislike) are relations of one sort or another. Which of these came first? And where did it come from? A: Yes, the two words are related. John Ay... Read Post

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