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Word for Word is back to look at the origins
of unusual words and phrases, plus report
on intelligent and spirited discussions on language.

We'll take questions, hoping that we won't
get overloaded again (the traffic was too much for us last time).

You can lodge questions here.

While we're waiting, yawning and stretching, you can browse the archive of early questions and answers or browse the list of myarticles about words and language.
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