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Claire Tucker

The Addiction of the English Language

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The Magical, Mystical Addiction of the English Language


From C. S. Lakin's blog. This was too much to read to not share. I personally love this part:


Some words fit the definition of oxymoron. For example:

Why is abbreviated such a long word?

Why is a television set called a set when there is only one?

Why is the word phonics not spelled the way it sounds?

Why do “fat chance” and “slim chance” mean the same thing?

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Just now, zx1ninja said:

I think the word you're looking for is oxymoron. 😁


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2 minutes ago, zx1ninja said:

No, the article. I failed to specify. 


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