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Words of the Day — June 9, 2012

June 11, 2012 - Scott Viau
Sobriquet — so-brih-KET — a nickname manifesto — MAN-ih-FESS-toh — a public declaration

Example: "In a letter to the N.Y. Times, a lady from Madison, Wis., berated the trend to over-praise children for having their writings locally published: 'Allowing the 'published author' sobriquet to be applied to Junior and his parent-financed manifesto does everyone involved a disservice.'"

 
 
 

 

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