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I Am a Word Nerd

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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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    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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    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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    Word Nerd 2

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

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    very powerful tools words are... they can be the sharpest weapons and they can also be healing tools. i'm working on speaking only words of healing. i love it when i can say the...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Adore: Loving someone very much Affection: A tender and warm feeling toward someone; extreme fondness. Amore: The Italian word for love. Amour: A very serious love affair, usually...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 6 hrs ago

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    Most people don't know that there are levels to this ish. I'm a nerd, not a geek or a dork. I'm smart, I love learning new things and knowing about a lot of things. Yes I wear...
    preppiboi preppiboi 31-35, T 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Time for me to clear something up. There are more than two definitions for respect, but I only need two to make my point. Some argue that respect is freely given while others...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 18-21 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    anyone like to give wed-gies? I like getting, but it's like.nobody.wants.to.give me.any, especially girls.I'm such a nerd
    marksaiga marksaiga 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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    Sooooo yea I'm kinda nerdy and cuz of that I used to get w-e-d-g-i-e-s from bullies in high school and I still get w-e-d-g-i-e-s now but it's all good I love me so that's all that...
    rachnoneyadamnbusiness rachnoneyadamnbusiness 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really wish the word would go away. I don't think anyone should use it. ESPECIALLY people who aren't black. I don't think people should use it at all but it makes me cringe when...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Yeah, I think that when it's lyrics, it's not really words, ya dig man, for then if it wasn't lyrics ... then it would be words, ... far out...
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    it's scary to think of rejection. to open up to someone and tell them how you really feel will always make you stop and think twice whether or not to do it or not to do it. I've...
    fantasticlouiee fantasticlouiee 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    You know (nerd + dork + weirdo = nerdorkdo.
    stupendusdude stupendusdude 46-50 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have always believed that there's a difference between Faith and Religion. I grew up in a Christian family, However I was never raised nor taught to ever shove religion down...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I don't know why, but I have always loved a smart guy with glasses and his cute style, I just love nerdy guys
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My blog about my journey into submission www.shimmeringrosewrites.wordpress.com My history of submission, assignments, and reposts www.sweetindiscretion.wordpress.com
    shimmeringrose shimmeringrose 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ya i can be nerdy and geeky at times but alicia the queen can be an alpha nerd all the time 😂😂😂😘
    Thelandiswhereimfrom Thelandiswhereimfrom 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Night's Gentle Embrace------(author's note: The original "Night's Gentle Embrace" is lost to time. It had appeared on here for a while and was loved by some dear friends lost...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response a week ago

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    Who created the word, word? Have you ever thought about that? Discuss amongst yourselves.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Traces of you linger, painting my bedroom walls with your scent. Visions of you flash, my eyes lucid dreaming of your shape. The taste of your name in my mouth, my lips quiver...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 23

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    I can't picture myself with anyone but a nerd. Who else would understand my lame puns and watch Doctor Who marathons with me?
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F Jun 23

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    Flip-flops. I am a nerd and I am also over 60. There are a number of posts around the web in which people my age talk about how we remember when "thongs" referred to those beach...
    JohnWatsonMD JohnWatsonMD 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Indeed. Many acts of kindness by way of words and one act of blocking the same person who showered you with lot of care. Actions definitely speak and slap way louder than just...
    deceptiveoutofcloset deceptiveoutofcloset 26-30, F Jun 22

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    I honestly can't see nothing wrong with swear words. they're words. we have to use words. it's freedom of speech, so why can't we use swear words? there's nothing wrong with...
    YINYANGINSANE YINYANGINSANE 13-15, F Jun 21

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    English is not my native language and I am always trying to improve by reading what native speakers write. While words come naturally to some, I find myself deliberating a lot...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 20

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    Words. Words. Words. They are a reflection of meaning. We read words everyday. Everywhere. Just one simple word. It does not matter how many letters, whether it is just has one...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F Jun 18

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    I promised my boyfriend..... out of anger... to never say " I L U" ! I did not want those words.... written down... to me.. near me... for me..Written, spoken , mouthed back to...
    MissGotHerGroove MissGotHerGroove 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 18

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    I never knew this: Technically, the first person ever to mesmerise anyone - that is, to leave someone so spellbound at what they have seen or heard - was Dr Franz Anton Mesmer...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    Who wouldn't want to be a nerd? You get straight A's! And if someone insults you about it, you can always retort with insults the person may not know the definition of.
    JustTheAverageJoe JustTheAverageJoe 13-15 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I know they do of course so do actions. But when your talking to a person the words you use matter. If you constantly compare a kid or even an adult to someone else, always trying...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F Jun 16

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    EP won't let you post just one word, unless that word is very long and has a lot of letters or you use dots like this........ Wonder why there is a group for this anyways? here's...
    DoveinMourning DoveinMourning 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    How do I even explain my love for words? I love how they look and sound, their meanings. But even more, I love stringing them together. I love creating my own art with words...
    leggyshay leggyshay 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up. (Proverbs 12:25) A kind answer soothes angry feelings, but harsh words stir them up. (Proverbs 15:1) Kind words...
    zehero zehero 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 15

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    like. i ask my friend that i'm going to her house on friday. and she texted. sure. I was at her house and stuff and yada yada. and then went home. Next day. I called her again...
    lastendless lastendless 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    all those words cripple the heart, making it uncapable of moving forward. All that is possible is to stand still living in the pain and torment of those same words. Said by...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    I was bullied every day as a child. I was 5 when I heard words like 'queer and ***' for the first time. Worse than being cut by the words was asking my da what they ment. By the...
    louis98960 louis98960 61-65, M Jun 14

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    There are those nerds who memorize a thousand digits of pi, because it's how many digits are on the last page of their math book. I'm that kind of nerd who refuses to memorize any...
    DarthL33T DarthL33T 31-35, M Jun 14

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    My final words would be: finally!
    meow1085 meow1085 26-30, F Jun 14

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    I'm the nerd of my crew which is me, Angelahaha, wedgiedbyangelahaha and rachnoneyabusiness... I've wedgy'd them in the past and picked on them and I'm sorry for that and please...
    aliciathequeen aliciathequeen 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    I promised someone to say her name as my last words.
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Jun 14