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In the Catbird Seat/Joe Kirkish

A new type of dictionary

December 13, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

There is a strong suspicion in the hallowed Groves of Academe that the use of a dictionary is nil. We no longer need all those beautifully descriptive and to the point words contained within one. Who needs words like impressive, overwhelming, moving, astonishing, stunning, sedate, magnificent, tremendous, appropriate, or even fab, rad, funky, hot, bad - or any of the other once popular slang words - when today awesome or cool pretty much says it all?



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