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#85729 - 11/05/02 05:07 PM numismatist  
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Another one of the spelling bee words. A coin collector. Numimatic = study of coins.
For once, my dictionary gives more information about etymology, tracing it back to
Greek nomos = law. Creation of coins is a jealously guarded prerogative of goverhment.
If you get caught making coins, you get plenty privilege taken away. (Hoagy Carmichael).


#85730 - 11/05/02 05:34 PM Re: numismatist  
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Not to be confused with the philately of the philatelist.


#85731 - 11/14/02 05:51 AM Re: numismatist  
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So did a coin collector coin numismatist?


#85732 - 11/14/02 08:21 AM Re: numismatist  
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Nagh, a numismatist put the stamp of approval on philatelist.


#85733 - 11/16/02 05:25 AM Re: numismatist  
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If you collect both coins and stamps, are you a numismaphilatelist or a philatelnumismatist?


#85734 - 11/16/02 02:15 PM Re: numismatist  
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My collection is small, but I collect portraits of dead presidents.


#85735 - 12/03/02 06:57 PM Re: numismatist  
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wwh - Does this make you and fiberbabe "narcologists"?


#85736 - 12/03/02 10:47 PM Re: numismatist  
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Dear musick: Fiberbabe could not be persuaded to narco with me.


#85737 - 02/08/04 04:24 PM Re: numismatist  
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Hey now! I don't remember being formally asked!


#85738 - 02/08/04 05:22 PM Re: numismatist  
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The trouble with 'formally asking' is that it is difficult
to ask for favors without asking for two things: one, the favor, and two, the tacit admission by the recipient that
she welcomed the request.
Pride dictated rejection of the tacit admission.




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