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Post by TriciaG » October 4th, 2020, 10:24 am

realisticspeakers wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 9:24 am
Monaxi wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:45 am
And, of course, "peculiarly."
eww
That's funny - I've never had a problem with this word, but I have heard others struggle with it. Pih-CUE-lir-lee (more or less - peculiar with a LEE on the end) :hmm:

Another one I don't have a problem with but others do is "indefatigably". *shrug*
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Post by ColleenMc » October 4th, 2020, 11:30 am

TriciaG wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 10:24 am
realisticspeakers wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 9:24 am
Monaxi wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:45 am
And, of course, "peculiarly."
eww
That's funny - I've never had a problem with this word, but I have heard others struggle with it. Pih-CUE-lir-lee (more or less - peculiar with a LEE on the end) :hmm:

Another one I don't have a problem with but others do is "indefatigably". *shrug*
*shakes fist at "indefatigably"*

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Post by mightyfelix » October 4th, 2020, 11:33 am

Monaxi wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:45 am
corporealousness
That's gotta be made-up, right???

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Post by Monaxi » October 4th, 2020, 12:15 pm

mightyfelix wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 11:33 am
Monaxi wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 8:45 am
corporealousness
That's gotta be made-up, right???
Oops! It was incorporealness. But just now I've got "peculiar virulence." I hope it finally came out okay, and if not...
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Post by mightyfelix » October 4th, 2020, 2:41 pm

Ah, I see. I had "incorporeity" the other day. Pretty close.

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » October 4th, 2020, 3:09 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 11:30 am
TriciaG wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 10:24 am
realisticspeakers wrote:
October 4th, 2020, 9:24 am


eww
That's funny - I've never had a problem with this word, but I have heard others struggle with it. Pih-CUE-lir-lee (more or less - peculiar with a LEE on the end) :hmm:

Another one I don't have a problem with but others do is "indefatigably". *shrug*
*shakes fist at "indefatigably"*

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Post by ColleenMc » October 8th, 2020, 6:08 am

REMUNERATIVE!!

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Post by realisticspeakers » October 8th, 2020, 8:06 am

ColleenMc wrote:
October 8th, 2020, 6:08 am
REMUNERATIVE!!
ugh! remunerative. I need to distance myself from that word.
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Post by EltonTheSnowman » October 12th, 2020, 12:55 am

Transsubstantiation. Ugh. :?
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » October 12th, 2020, 1:31 am

EltonTheSnowman wrote:
October 12th, 2020, 12:55 am
Transsubstantiation. Ugh. :?
I recall the first time I came across that word. I read it as “train sub-station”. As luck would have it, British Rail had me at the Canterbury Station at the time, but my train of thought was definitely a runaway by that juncture.

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