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Books

February 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · writing

“Their house had real hardcover books in it, and you often saw them lying open on the sofa, the words still warm from being read.” David Sedaris, Reflections, Loggerheads, The New Yorker, December 7, 2009, p. 42

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Lucubrate

May 10th, 2008 · No Comments · writing

What a delightful find! The Visual Thesaurus Word of the Day is “Lucubrate”: “It’s a verb meaning to flesh out an idea in writing, usually in a scholarly way. The Latin root means “work by lamplight,” as scholars of the pre-laptop era were obliged to do”. This is exactly what I was doing all week […]

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