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ORCHETYPE -- what Nero Wolfe is obsessed by.

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archihype - over-fulsome praise of modern buildings.


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ARCHIEHYPE
Listening to the rants of Archie Bunker.


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A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg dactylography
PRONUNCIATION:(dak-tuh-LOG-ruh-fee)
MEANING:
noun: The study of fingerprints as a means of identification.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek dactylo- (finger or toe) + -graphy (writing). Earliest documented use: 1884.
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DACTYLORAPHY - when a rapper does that crazy handjive

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AMBIDACTYLOGRAPHYleft-hand/right-handed search for clues
based on finger prints.


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QUACTYLOGRAPHY - identifying water-fowl by the noise they make.


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Anu's happy word of today: gelasin laugh

PRONUNCIATION:(JEL-uh-sin)

MEANING:
noun: A dimple in the cheek that appears when someone smiles.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek gelaein (to laugh), which also gave us the words agelast (one who never laughs) and hypergelast (one who laughs too much). Earliest documented use: 1608.
USAGE:
"Gelasin is this pretty little dimple of which Martial says:
His is the face less gracious
Who has not the gelasin joyous."
Laurent Joubert; Treatise on Laughter; University of Alabama Press; 1980.
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AGELASIN: the inability to dimple frown

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TELASIN

-what confession's for.


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"A" sin, Luke?
For me it takes hours. smile

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Well, I guess it can be a process. You know the old proverb
something about a journey of a thousand miles begins with
a single step. Wonder how much the old confession is used
any more, the Roman Church seems to pretty much have thrown the
baby out with the bath water.

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