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#218042 - 08/10/14 11:05 PM Re: today's wwftd is... qajaq [Re: Bazr]
jenny jenny Offline

Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 1554
Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi

And PALINDROME is more properly spelled


#218046 - 08/11/14 05:24 AM Re: today's wwftd is... qajaq [Re: tsuwm]
FoFong Offline

Registered: 08/05/14
Posts: 7
Loc: Ludicrana Falls
Originally Posted By: tsuwm
FoFong> peevers



#218075 - 08/13/14 08:53 AM today's wwftd is... sonder [Re: FoFong]
tsuwm Online   confused
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10527
Loc: this too shall pass
the worthless word for the day is: sonder

[perhaps related to F. sonder, to probe?]

the realization that each random passerby is living a life
as vivid and complex as your own--populated with their
own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited
craziness--an epic story that continues invisibly around
you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with
elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that
you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear
only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background,
as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted
window at dusk
- The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

Q: do all concepts require a specific word?

#218081 - 08/13/14 02:13 PM Re: today's wwftd is... sonder [Re: tsuwm]
jenny jenny Offline

Registered: 06/05/10
Posts: 1554
Loc: Lower Aberdeen, Mississippi

Q: do all concepts require a specific word?

I think not.
Words describe but also delimit information about the world around us.
For example your question and my answer are obfusicated
because of our use of words here.

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