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Location: anchorage, AK
words are a wonderful thing. except when they're not.
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cacophony describes the center of my universe (no matter where that center travels across the globe).
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not exactly a word, but it's a phrase that makes my skin crawl. i associate it with people who i'd rather not associate with (pardon the dangle).
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag and begin slitting throats."
- H. L. Mencken
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