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A brief history of paisley

The New Oxford Dictionary defines paisley as 'a distinctive intricate pattern of curved, feather-shaped figures based on a pine cone design from India' . This paisley shawl is believed to be from 19th century England

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vaunt (verb): boast about or praise (something), especially excessively. Word of the Day for 8 December 2014 #WOTD #WordoftheDay #vaunt

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I'm letting whatever grammar situations are going on here go, because this is too funny. "GET OFF YOUR HIGH FUCKING EMBOLDENED AND ITALICIZED HORSE!"

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Library relocates 6 million books to massive 'book fortress'

The Duke Humfrey's Library at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. There's an old story that when J.R.R. Tolkien was working on the New Oxford Dictionary after WWI, he had access to the Bodleian, and there read ancient manuscripts that formed the basis of The Silmarillion.

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Star Trek Random Facts - except, I think that the term Whovian has been added to the dictionary, now, as well.

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pronunciation | crip-tO-skO-pO-fil-E-a submitted by | theinvisiblequestion submit words | here note | The word as it appears in the Oxford English Dictionary is spelled cryptoscopophilia, but appears as crytoscopophilia in several other reputable sources.

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Id like to see what this person writes for girl/boy and what other words they might add (fuckboy, manhoe, slut, yeet, fleek, slay, yassssss, etc.)

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twibill (noun): A double-bladed battleaxe. Word of the Day for 13 April 2016. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #twibill

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