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Posted: Monday, August 19, 2013 7:59:40 PM
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Just a little bit of fun here...or, next time you're at a loss for words...try one of these on for size...happy8

27 Delightful Obsolete Words It’s High Time We Revived

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"Mudslinging and muckraking--two words commonly connected with the pursuit of an elected office and the flotsam the campaigns leave in their wake.
"Voters seem fairly familiar with the term used to describe malicious or scandalous attacks against opponents, but the latter 'm' word may be new for some people. It is an obsolete word describing a tool used to rake muck or dung and used in reference to a character in John Bunyan’s classic Pilgrim’s Progress [1678]--'the Man with the Muck-rake' who rejected salvation to focus on filth."
(Vanessa Curry, "Don’t Muck It Up, and We Won’t Rake It." The Daily Herald [Columbia, TN], April 3, 2014)|

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a generic noun that can be substituted for anything, known or uknown.

synonym for widget-

"he broke his...uhhh...frammus playing football"

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