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they need that asterisk.  although they probably should have written the word asterisk out long hand too.

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another classic progrock album title ?  automatic sprinkler brigage inlet connection

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chimichangas is a great word

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'intensive fun effective' is not a sentence. 

but that's obviously not the point of this place which will teach you to speak in disconnected adjectives. 

fantastic.

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things really are the other way up down here.  road markings are read from the bottom row upwards which sometimes results in strange two way meanings if read in the other direction.

there could be a standoff

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never let it be said that funkypancake don't learn you nuffing

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ideal for those facing the cane at school

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kezia and i have agreed to up our usage of the word ample.  we're not using it ample enough already.

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great word.  not great paving

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that's the word on the street.  look around you.  (the heather is in the silver foil bottom left)


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OOch!! is a word you don't see much of which is a shame

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street graffiti sign

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conference centre note pad

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the shingle beach shelves steeply.

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cruets is a word like condiment which should be used more in every day life. i managed to sneak in to this picture too.

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i could see myself being a member of the good enough club. if i passed their entry requirements

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now, i thought it was a modern phenomenon to use obscure characters in names, like exclamation marks and question marks, and of course the liberation of the @ sign in to every email address.

however, it seems the typographical thing goes way back. like frederik who abbrev'd himself to fredk. That's a superscript underlined k. fancy that.

i'll even forgive his capitall letters as it's so good.
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pubbish is a good word. it was written on a piece of paper outside a publisher's office near where i work so perhaps it's a contraction of 'publishers rubbish'

but i think it better describes the feeling of wanting to nip to the pub. "i'm feeling a bit pubbish. fancy it?"

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how good is this advert ? i took this photo in the BBC radio studios a while back. the word apprarel is great and we should all try and use it at least once in the next week.

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here are some instructions on the back of some stickers that Esther got from a party. it makes no sense what so ever. which is a great idea.

click for a version big enough to read.

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plush is such a great word.

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remeber elegant ? he's found two new friends

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click photo to see the word on the street:

i saw this confusing thing on some garage doors and spent ages looking at it. then i realised. so took another photo.

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answer here (in case you haven't already guessed)

would you believe it, about an hour after writing this i saw the word lush written on a box in the street !

it was the kind of box which would have had tomatoes (another blog post this morning) in.

what a bizarre circular morning.

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here's a new word. spoken anomyninitiedly by a person we didn't know before (but now do). not a clue how you spell it.

have a click and listen to the video and see what you think.

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"prollabably" (say prolla-bably). use it instead of 'probably' today

esther says "ledicious" instead of "delicious" which also works nicely.

have a go and let me know how you get on. i wonder how long until prollabably makes google. find out here

and here for no reason are three old apples on my desk:
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the word is chimney, but some people say 'chimley' which sounds much nicer. perhaps we should start a campaign to get it changed ?

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