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I am a dreamer of words, of written words. I think I am reading; a word stops me. I leave the page. The syllables of the word begi ...
To describe drunkenness for the colorful vocabulary is rather cynical. There is nothing easier than to capitalize on drunkards.
To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. Th ...
A new talker will often call her caregiver "mommy," which makes parents worry that the child is confused about who is who. She isn ...
I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myse ...
The difference between prose logic and poetic thought is simple. The logician uses words as a builder uses bricks, for the unemoti ...
Guided by emotion and empathy, working through ritual and repetition, television's core vocabulary reflects its role as a therapeu ...
Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, ...
Syntax and vocabulary are overwhelming constraints--the rules that run us. Language is using us to talk--we think we're using the ...
I have a vocabulary all my own. I "pass the time" when it is wet and disagreeable. When it is fine I do not wish to pass it; I rum ...
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