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>Perfunctory. Wat’s it mean?

>I like words that aren’t used in everyday conversation. I dunno about you, but I’ve never heard anyone say, “That was a rather perfunctory smile. What’s wrong?” Saying “perfunctory” feels slightly humorous, sounds kinda old-fashioned, but wat’s it mean? Yahoo’s … Continue reading

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>Videogenic. Wat’s it mean?

>Videogenic. Telegenic. I ran across the term telegenic in a bio on Heath Ledger. Sounds enough like photogenic for me to surmise what it means, but I like to be accurate, so I looked it up. Merriam-Webster’s definition: well-suited to … Continue reading

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Sanguine. Wat’s it Mean?

Since writers are in the wordsmith business, I thought I’d start including a few new (to me) words and their definitions occasionally. Today’s “Wat’s it Mean?” word is SANGUINE. I thought I knew what it meant. In my head, it … Continue reading

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