Category Archives: reference books

  1. Interrobangs, Pedantry, and Rascism

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    April 23, 2022 by libroshombre

                American writer H.L. Mencken’s word-smithing, the courage of his convictions, and his pioneering work on our version of English, …
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  2. Dates, Thumbs, and Popeye


    February 1, 2017 by libroshombre

      Horace Walpole once wrote, “I sit with my toes in a brook,/ And if anyone axes forwhy?/ I hits …
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