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Monday, August 3, 2015

Seven Wacky Words Born in the USA

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception


The US may have won independence from Britain, but the English can gloat that Americans still speak a language named after them. American English, however, has spawned more than a few amazing words including lollapalooza, "an extraordinary thing, person, or event." Our next term has a history as unusual as it is tragic. Continue ...
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