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#20005 02/26/01 02:31 AM
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bill, the OED has three-hundred and eighteen (318) entries for 'monger', but the best one, by far, (after costermonger) is:
wordmonger - one who deals in words, esp. in strange or pedantic words, or in empty words without sense or substance. Orig. contemptuous.

-tsuwm (the supremely unipotent word monger)

#20006 02/28/01 02:01 AM
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This doesn't exactly advance the discussion of the word 'wrought', but I just had to share it with you.

I recently came across this name for a local wrought iron business:

Ironic Twist

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