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Thursday, 20 November 2014

Beyond words: a rant.

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Look, I love and honour language. I'm awed by its power, flexibility and precision.

But there are limits, you know, and when someone gave these lime green false nails decorated with eyeballs the brand name Elegant Touch, I'm very much afraid they burst through them.

Word To Use Today: elegant. This word comes from the Latin ēlegāns, tasteful, and is related to the other Latin word ēligere, to select.

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