Archive for the tag 'word+play'

Jul 27 2014

Playing with Words: 20 Odd Questions

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My husband subscribes to the online version of the Wall Street Journal. I don’t like to read the newspaper on line. I want to curl up in bed with a cup of tea and the newspaper folded just so; precisely into halves-vertically or horizontally-the same way my father would fold his Wall Street Journal at […]

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Mar 26 2014

Feck and Feckless

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What the Feck?! In this morning’s newspaper editorial Jonah Goldberg described a particular presidential phrase as “utterly lacking in feck.”  I thought:  what the feck?  I’ve heard of feckless but had never come across the root word on its own. I have a pretty extensive vocabulary thanks to my father who required that I regularly […]

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