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Subscriber since: June 2014
Location: MD, United States
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Logophile. Fervid proponent of the serial comma.
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Favorite Word:

omphaloskepsis
I love a word that defines an abstract thought or sentiment with such precision one invariably muses, "Wow! There really is a word for that‽" Plus, I think it has a lovely ring to it. The word delights me.
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Least Favorite Word:

proactive
Ugh. It's horrible! It lends itself to logorrhea. Why say "Let's be proactive about this!" when you can just say, "Let's do this!"? It's an ugly buzzword. The word vexes me.
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