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The Angry Grammarian: Words We Missnew

Good words are like muscles. They can be really strong and beautiful, but if you don't use 'em, they'll atrophy and eventually disappear.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jeffrey Barg  |  07-28-2008  |  Advice

Seminal Syntaxnew

Having grown sick of impenetrable jargon, a rock critic pledges from this day forward not to describe anything as "a seminal, coruscating slab of minimalist pop."
Dallas Observer  |  Rob Harvilla  |  12-21-2005  |  Music

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