Mansoor S.
Subscriber since: May 2009
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Favorite Word:

tawdry
Such an apt descriptor of all the kitsch touted at fairs around the world, from the eponymous, St Audrey's...
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Least Favorite Word:

succour
It's part of my list of unseemly words like succulent, degustation, gastronomical, pisciculture and truculent. They just don't sound true to their meaning... hyperesthetically speaking.

Favorite Quote:

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
- Groucho Marx

Favorite Topics:

Advertising:

Dubiously Distinguished
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Under the Influence
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Branding:

Suffrage and Language
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Business writing:

Working Titles
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Copywriting:

Laughing Matters
- 4 Comments

Creativity:

Linguistics:

Traffic in Words
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Slogans for Health
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Marketing copy:

Dubiously Distinguished
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Naming:

Slogans for Health
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Poetry:

Usage:

Comparative Nonsense
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Unexpected Cousins
- 8 Comments

Word Origins:

Traffic in Words
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