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Eight Interesting Words

 How many words are in your vocabulary? The average high school graduate is said to know about 10,000 words. The average 4-year college graduate is said to know about 20,000 words. Do you have room for any more words in … Continue reading

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Superfluous pleonasms

Today is a good day because I get to use two of my favorite words in the same post. These words aren’t important in and of themselves; I just like the way they sound. They are pleonasm and superfluous.  I … Continue reading

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Thirteen interesting words

Thirteen Interesting Words  How many words are in your vocabulary? The average high school graduate is said to know about 10,000 words. The average 4-year college graduate is said to know about 20,000 words. Do you have room for any more … Continue reading

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Twelve Interesting Words

Twelve Interesting Words  How many words are in your vocabulary? The average high school graduate is said to know about 10,000 words. The average 4-year college graduate is said to know about 20,000 words. Do you have room for any more … Continue reading

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Eleven Interesting Words

 How many words are in your vocabulary? The average high school graduate is said to know about 10,000 words. The average 4-year college graduate is said to know about 20,000 words. Do you have room for any more words in … Continue reading

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Random Facts 9

Erosion at the base of Niagara Falls (USA) undermines the shale cliffs and as a result, the falls have receded approximately 7 miles over the last 10,000 years. The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can … Continue reading

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Historical April 5 events

1998: The Akashi-Kaikyo bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge, opens for traffic in Japan. 1987: The Al and Peg Bundy family debuted on “Married … With Children.” It was one of the Fox-TV network’s first sitcoms, running for 11 seasons. … Continue reading

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Random Facts #4

If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter “A”? — One thousand What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?– … Continue reading

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Random Facts 2

A group of unicorns is called a blessing. Twelve or more cows are known as a “flink.” A group of frogs is called an army. A group of rhinos is called a crash. A group of kangaroos is called a … Continue reading

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