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    A Punctuation Mark For An Exclaimed Question?! You're Kidding?!

    The interrobang - punctuation mark combining the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!) used to show a mixture of query and interjection or surprise, as in after a rhetorical question. Use to show shocked disbelief.
    rosalind2288 rosalind2288 31-35, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Eastern European Words

    I love the sound of new words -- fluffy, multi-syllabic words like "superfluous" or "genuflect" or "chrysanthemum". I'm reading Bronte's Jane Eyre right now and it's an amazing piece of writing. I guess because it was written in the 1800's it has the freshness of old school...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    Where Have All The Word Nerds Gone?

    I love words.  I love language, spoken, written...definitions, adjectives, power verbs!!! I love to read and do all kinds of word games-so long as they're not mean.  I love to argue, but I hate to fight.   Illiteracy in this country is on the rise and I wonder...
    VKay VKay 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    Just Lately Because I Dont Understand

    Lately I have been looking up every word. Even worlds I already know. And if the definition of the word uses words I that are big I look them up too. Till I get to very basic words. I know what some words mean and if I don't I skip it. I really don't know why I like words so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 14, 2013

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    Word Nerd 2

    It's a good term.  It certainly describes me.
    Grimshot Grimshot 56-60, M Nov 16, 2007

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    What exactly defines a nerd really?? Yes I love anime art, I love everything to do with Japan, I love comic-con, I love sci-fi, gaming, art history, reading, movies and music...
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson 26-30, F Nov 2

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    Ya I'm a big *** nerd and I love it I like starwars I like halo I like a crap ton of games I also like this other girl she's a lil nerdy to but she's so damn cut haha she's my lil...
    PabloBoyyyy PabloBoyyyy 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    Honestly nerds are pretty cute. Just my opionion. But I don't want to say it like a stereotype would cause many people could be classified as a nerd. But what I mean is that I...
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M Oct 29

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    Video games, anime, books, tv shoes, movies, the way i talk (sometimes i talk as if i'm in the middle ages. Doss thou understandth?), the way I dress (Kinda indie hipstery), my...
    aFuzzyBlouw aFuzzyBlouw 18-21, M 6 Responses Nov 1

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    I think being a nerd is being really enthusiastic about a particular thing, especially when it's obscure or academic. I'm obsessed with language and technology, both of which...
    Erotavlas Erotavlas 16-17, F Nov 12

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    So people always say l'm a nerd. I get good grades, am pretty smart, and most people consider me a genius. But it's like, if I don't know something people get mad at me because...
    Snowboy6421 Snowboy6421 13-15, M 5 Responses Nov 14

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    Yea, I'm a black dude and a nerd too. Oh well that's all.
    boogiewigg boogiewigg 41-45, M Oct 26

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    Yessssssss. So Much. Skinny And Glasses Type Of Nerdy Guy. Where Are You Guys? xD
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F Oct 26

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    i was also nerdy to begin with. but sometimes later in college i started hanging out with cooler people. i think i can be both...but the fact is i have started getting less marks...
    mdifferent mdifferent 18-21, F Oct 29

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    So excited for the release date of Final Fantasy XV. I'm on total nerd mode
    LadyAya12 LadyAya12 26-30, F Oct 30

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    Oh... I'm as nerdy as they come. haha
    sarahheartsfuntimes sarahheartsfuntimes 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 7

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    I'm proud to say that i'm a Nerd, I have a IQ of 120, I can get good grades whenever i want to, and i know how to script/program, i love Sci-fi, RPG's, Roleplaying, Dragons, And...
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I am a bit (ok a lot) nerdy...
    Handsome78 Handsome78 36-40, M Nov 10

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    If a girl can hold a conversation in the realm of dorkiness/nerdy, I'm in love lol.
    DorkyGuy90 DorkyGuy90 22-25, M Nov 13

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    Nerd, geek, dork, old fogey.
    Ledertal1933 Ledertal1933 51-55, M a week ago

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    Well nerds are the one to thank for having smart phones and flat screen TV's and etc
    JamelAmel JamelAmel 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Nerd, geek, dork. Batman, Spiderman, Superman.
    Ledertal1933 Ledertal1933 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    WORDS - They come easyThere are wise and sage soothsayers all over the Net it seems. Armchair philosophy and psychology is rife, and I admit I partake as often as I feel the urge...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 14

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    '****' is my favourite word I use it quite regularly. Don't get me wrong I'm educated and have a decent vocabulary but I like the simplicity of the word. It can be used in...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    Let me touch you with the words I offer let me feel your essence with thoughts rare Let my words stroke your hair let my poetry kiss your lips bare Let my words enter your mind...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 1 Response Oct 28

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    I just learned this word today. I think its cool because its something we do every day and its the only word in the English language that begins with the letters TM. Tmesis is...
    Sapphic33 Sapphic33 26-30, F Nov 1

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    The D Word Is Divorce By The Way Just wanted to clear up any possible misconceptions. That's not a word to throw around lightly because if somewhere down the road, you really DO...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    This is a bit wishy-washy for me. I believe words are important, but worthless without action that corroborates. Many people go without hearing the words I love you. In every one...
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    People often say I talk to much or use too many words. That's because I'm a word girl. I LOVE WORDS! I think only people who love words can understand this concept. To limit my...
    SouthernDaisy SouthernDaisy 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 11

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    That's a real and powerful statement. I am madly, deeply, in love with a beautiful woman. We talk in some way each and every day. The wee hours of this morning were very special...
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I don't understand why people feel offended or insulted when I use cuss words as I've explained to them many times they are just words. I got to an all girls school and it's very...
    dinanaser9 dinanaser9 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    Never underestimate the power that words carry. They can be an amazing benefit or severe burden in life. With just a few words you could alleviate someones pain, life issues, or...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Words can hurt when they get yelled at you on a daily basis. You go to work Monday thru Friday do what your supposed to do and come home to the unexpected. Are you going to get...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I firmly believe actions speak louder than words . I have been so tired and down lately and when I ask someone to show me what they say they feel , they can't . They just expect me...
    Tayylorr Tayylorr 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am recently watching a documentary about a Chinese guy hitchhiked all the way from Beijing to Berlin to see his girlfriend. His girlfriend was going back to Germany, and he...
    ChicaAudaz ChicaAudaz 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 31

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    My love for you runs so deep through my veins That I think of you, in spite of the pain. Heavy is my heart I can’t bear The music of life no more I want to hear. Though with...
    winterfall winterfall 36-40 Nov 5

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    people who say they "Love" you all the time. people who use the word "Love" interchangeably with sex. people who think "Love" is a word that should be used to manipulate people an...
    Chinsei Chinsei 26-30, M Nov 9

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    I hate the word 'Stupid', It might seem odd, but I do really have a beef with people using that word. My children have tried to use it, and whenever they don't like something they...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 9

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    That moment you feel alone then that one person says something, could "Hi" or words of comfort & in that split second you feel connected with someone that it takes away your...
    raestar raestar 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    America In 4 Minutes by Branden Wellington is one of my favorites. Jefferson Bethke is one of my favorites and actually got me to really love spoken word and I also really like...
    TianaHunter TianaHunter 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Words often spoken, yet action to rarely reflect those words. Vows taken, yet life's unexpected challenges allowed waivering to neglect that once magical day. To live so closely...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Those three words/Are said too much/They're not enough... (Chasing Cars, Snow Patrol) I feel like this is very true!! Way too any people just casually throw around the word Love...
    Blujay02 Blujay02 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't consider them swear words .. Just sentence enhancers ;) aha
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    Psychologically speaking. People use cuss words when they don't have the language skills to express how they feel. But. Old and educated as I am. I confess that nothing expresses...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    "Beggin For Thread" "Banks" So I got edges that scratch And sometimes I don't got a filter But I'm so tired of eating All of my misspoken words I know my disposition...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    Having had my heart hardened and my mind and spirit utterly poisoned as a child by other so called Christians, I did not read the bible until age 37. I began with the niv and moved...
    travellerjohn travellerjohn 36-40, M Oct 27

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