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If you've been wondering what that archway in the north wall of the Language Lounge leads to, now's the time to find out. It's the Language Larder, and this month we're going to hang in there for a while, sampling the lexical delicacies available via the Visual Thesaurus.  Continue reading...
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Now you can email your favorite word map to your friends. Read how in the Tips & Tricks section.  Continue reading...
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We're dusting off the piano in the Language Lounge this month and exploring the world of musical directions. No matter if your keyboard skills are not up to par: for this interlude the only keyboard you need to use is the QWERTY one connected to your computer, and the Visual Thesaurus.  Continue reading...
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Depending on which version of Java you have, the "Print" button may not appear in the Visual Thesaurus.  Continue reading...
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After updating to Mac OS X 10.3.9, some systems may have issues with Java applications and Java-enabled websites when using Safari.  Continue reading...
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Can a word's inner life be revealed by the company it keeps? We set off this month to find out just that, examining April through the prism of the Visual Thesaurus and some other word investigation tools we keep in that big sideboard over against the wall of the Language Lounge.  Continue reading...
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March is Women's History Month. In homage, we will clear a space on the davenport for all things female in the Language Lounge. English is a particularly apt place to study women's history, because it has fossilized many concepts and attitudes about women that are undergoing reappraisal today. Word associations in English reflect, to a very large degree, a historical rather than a contemporary take on woman; the Visual Thesaurus gives us a place to study these connections.  Continue reading...
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