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Funny story: Race On To Find Word That Rhymes With 'Nincompoop'

Race On To Find Word That Rhymes With 'Nincompoop'

It's been reported that etymologists worldwide are involved in a desperate race to find a word that rhymes with 'nincompoop'. And that doesn't mean, of course, that they can use words like 'stoop', 'loop', or 'hoop', but the rhyming word must rhym...

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Funny story: Words You Might Not Be Familiar With

Words You Might Not Be Familiar With

The English language is a 'living language'; it grows, develops and changes. New words come into the language all the time, and are absorbed into it without so much as a blink of an eye. These include foreign words, and even slang words, or words...

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Funny story: A White House Insider Says All the Words That Come Out of Trump’s Mouth Are Written by Sean Hannity

A White House Insider Says All the Words That Come Out of Trump’s Mouth Are Written by Sean Hannity

WASHINGTON D.C. - It is really no secret that the president and Fox News talking head, Sean “The Hair” Hannity, talk on the phone every night for at least 45 minutes. And, in that time, Hannity provides his BFF with words, phrases, and sayings to...

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Funny story: Words to the Wise: Top Ten Lockdown-Era Definitions You Need to Know NOW!

Words to the Wise: Top Ten Lockdown-Era Definitions You Need to Know NOW!

Granted, humans may have stopped evolving, but not language! Ever fluid, in this, the lockdown era, words and phrases have continued to morph and metastasize in ways that would have been nearly impossible to predict only months ago. Don’t be left...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Successfully Incorporates "Vis-à-vis" into Regular Conversation

Nashville Man Successfully Incorporates "Vis-à-vis" into Regular Conversation

In an effort to enhance his professional polish and, in his own words, not come across as such a dumbass, Cameron Wells of Nashville, Tennessee, began incorporating the term "vis-à-vis" into his regular conversation, to outstanding effect. "Sure,...

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Funny story: Nashville Poet Narrowly Escapes Drowning in Stream of Consciousness

Nashville Poet Narrowly Escapes Drowning in Stream of Consciousness

Weary of trite rhymes and predictable turns of phrase, poet Walter O'Malley of Nashville, Tennessee, decided to try his hand at free-form verse, only to narrowly avoid drowning in a stream of consciousness. "I just thought I'd dip my toe in and ge...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Decides "Nuance" His Favorite Word

Nashville Man Decides "Nuance" His Favorite Word

Accused in his youth of possessing all of the tact of a bull in a china shop, now-polished Nashville native Kenneth Skye has adopted nuance as a way of life - and as his favorite word. "It's classy and sort of French-sounding without all the hype,...

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Funny story: Nashville Songwriter Summarizes General Life-Weariness with "Oh, ya know"

Nashville Songwriter Summarizes General Life-Weariness with "Oh, ya know"

Carson Ray, an erstwhile singer-songwriter living in Nashville, Tennessee, stumbled onto a powerfully handy turn of phrase suitable for responding to just about any inquiry or passing remark in, "Oh, ya know." "It works for just about anything," s...

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Funny story: Queens Man Singlehandedly Making America Old-School Again

Queens Man Singlehandedly Making America Old-School Again

By taking it upon himself to bring back certain - in his view - underused words like "thrice" and "twofold," Ben Baxter of Queens, New York, is aiming to singlehandedly make America old-school again. "Twice may be nice, but thrice is twofold bada...

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Funny story: Writing Instructor Has Trouble Completely Barring Students from Using Adverbs

Writing Instructor Has Trouble Completely Barring Students from Using Adverbs

In her course emphasizing punchy, to-the-point writing, Crestwood Community College Professor Sandra Finn strongly advises her students to avoid using adverbs, but found she had trouble completely barring them from doing so. “I tried to tell them...

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Funny story: Adverbs Heatedly Blast Stephen King for Causing Them to Be Summarily Dismissed by Modern-Day Authors

Adverbs Heatedly Blast Stephen King for Causing Them to Be Summarily Dismissed by Modern-Day Authors

Adverbs everywhere have vocally and publicly come out against best-selling author Stephen King, blaming him for their summary dismissal by many modern-day writers. “Thanks to him, we’re being edited out of the game,” lamented adverb Beverly Passio...

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Funny story: Startling New Definitions In Dictionary Update

Startling New Definitions In Dictionary Update

The Oxford English Dictionary online has been updated to include some "Americanisms." Last year the quarterly publications included new words or terms such as "Selfing" and "OMG,." as in "OMG, I Am, Like, Literally Unfriending You." The new online update includes: Bullshit. n, adj. A term associated with such politicians as Sen. Ted Cruz of the state of Texas, who was both a brilliant und...

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Funny story: Victoria Coren announces Britain's Favourite Word

Victoria Coren announces Britain's Favourite Word

After a year long survey conducted by the BBC ahead of their new BBC4 high-brow show, Britain's Favourite Word, that favourite word has been identified as 'sparkle'. Victoria Coren will be hosting the new show which will spend the next ten weeks b...

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