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11 words that are much older than you think

11 words that are much older than you think | Humor | Scoop.it

David Shariatmadari: Buzzwords: The 'recency illusion' makes us believe words and phrases we've just noticed are new.


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Rodolfo Maslias's curator insight, July 2, 2014 4:42 AM
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Treathyl Fox's curator insight, July 5, 2014 11:14 AM

Cute list! Quite surprised that those words were used so long ago. Wonder if “neologism” is a new word. :) Just started following scoop board maintained by Rodolfo Maslias. I've always enjoyed word study. But there is an ulterior motive. Want to beat my significant other at Scrabble! One of these days I'm gonna win! :)

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The Gift of the Magi Revisited

The Gift of the Magi Revisited | Humor | Scoop.it
One Hundred and twenty-one dollars. For a chain for a watch! Jim couldn't fucking believe it. Well that was that, the crappy leather strap would have to do, as it always had. So much for stylin'.  ...
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A brief spoof on O Henry's classic tale.

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