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Word Of The Week: Syzygy

This week’s word is “syzygy.” It’s kind of a show-off word, because other than in astronomical discussions and literary verses, no one would use this word. In fact, I came across this fun quote about it: “Syzygy, inexorable, pancreatic, phantasmagoria —

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Word Of The Week: Jackleg

This week’s word is “jackleg.” When I hear a brand new word, I try to guess its meaning. Sometimes, more often than I’d care to admit, the results are hilarious. The first thing that popped into my brain on hearing jackleg?

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Word Of The Week: Smellfungus

I had not heard this word until this week. It sort of demanded that I share. So, what is a smellfungus? Smellfungus (smel-FUNG-uhs): noun, A habitual faultfinder or complainer, an excessively faultfinding person. ORIGIN: After Smelfungus, a hypercritical character in

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A Word, A Place, And Something Else–Out In The Sea

Another week, another research project. I have been into “seasteads” lately. It started while working on the final story of Population Morpheus, my upcoming book of shorts wherein I needed to look into structure built on high seas, housing solutions

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A Word, A Place, And Something Else–Serpentine Researches

This week, my research for a new and upcoming work took me into a serpentine trip in all directions possible. My Wednesday’s research sharing post is all about the long winding, the zig-and-zag of mountain roads and good old snakes

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