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#122402 - 02/08/04 02:06 PM lexiphane
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Dear jheem: do you buy this one?
Lexiphane - "A Word-Monger." From the Greek "lexiphanes" of the same meaning. Thanks to Scott Tregear for this one.




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#122403 - 02/11/04 11:11 AM Re: lexiphane
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Lexiphanes 'the phrase-monger' is a title of a dialogue by Lucian. Seems simple enough: from lexis 'word' and phemi 'to speak, say'.


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