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lexiphane #122402
02/08/04 07:06 PM
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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.




Re: lexiphane #122403
02/11/04 04:11 PM
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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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