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Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Nuts and Bolts: maledicta balloons.

 Maledicta balloons are used in graphic novels and cartoons to depict the words which can't be printed in a family comic.


illustration by Polylerus

 

I rather wish there was a similarly violent and creative system that could be used in actual speech.

Word To Consider Today: maledicta. The Latin word maledictiō means a reviling. It comes from male, ill, and dicere, to speak.




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