David G.
Subscriber since: November 2009
Location: Bellingham, WA
About Me
I am a retired professor of sociology in the process of becoming a poet.
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Favorite Word:

Lexeme is a minimal unit in a language to which meaning can be assigned. I like the idea of getting at the root of word meanings, and I like the sound of lexeme.

Least Favorite Word:

Sesquipedalian means "long" or "polysyllabic." The Latin roots mean "a foot and a half long." I don't like long words because I believe they often contribute to misunderstandings.
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Favorite Quote:

"I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received."
- Antonio Porchia, poet (13 Nov 1886-1968)