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Word Nerd: Runcible

Runcible is one of those absolutely fantastic nonsense words that has been in my life for as long as I can remember. The Owl and The Pussycat by Edward Lear was a poem I could recite easily (and often!) by age 4, since it happened to be one of my favorite books. I was always… Continue reading Word Nerd: Runcible

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Word Nerd: Wangle

To wangle, or persuade, someone is to basically get your way or what you want. Usually wangle has a negative connotation, however, I think it can be a positive thing. I'm not a big one for trickery or deception, but I think that attempts to wangle with sweetness, positive persuasion or even witty cleverness are… Continue reading Word Nerd: Wangle