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I Am a Word Nerd

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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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    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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    Word Nerd 2

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

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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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    I am a nerdy girl. Therefore I relate the best with nerdy guys. What else is there to say? I love intelligence and out of ordinary personalities. Sports guys don't interest me.
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    Chillaxing, rambunctious, nerdy, hubris, booyah :-D
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    "One must be careful of books, and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us." —Cassandra Clare, The Infernal Devices
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    i love it i am a good looking and extemely confident nerd :)
    Tru3nigmax Tru3nigmax 18-21, M Nov 26

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    If you consider having a house full of games and comics being a nerd... I have a light disk on my desk, zelda statues on a shelf, too many collectors editions to list, and not to...
    Niltiac6 Niltiac6 22-25, F Dec 12

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    It's better to be with awesome nerds cause they know everything than dumb ones. :/
    xxBoyishGirlxx xxBoyishGirlxx 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I feel like I am at a loss for words, I miss you, and I feel like perhaps your words were not meant for me. Admittedly a few months ago I came across something that completely...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 5

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    One word is all it takes to scar someone, to open an old wound, to make a person bleed from the inside out. Words can be life, words can be death, words can be weapons, and really...
    Gravewanderer Gravewanderer 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Say what must be said....I like that saying a lot. Say what you mean, mean what you say....is another good quote. Yup, but there are.... Twisted words, double meaning words. Word...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 5 Responses Dec 5

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    On a good day I can write into worlds into existence and tear them to the ground in the same breath. My eloquence is matched only by the articulacy of my prose. I am the sage...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Words Words Words Words
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M Nov 23

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    Words are very powerful. People always say action speaks louder than words. But there are amillion occasions where I feel like I've been stabbed in the heart by the words said...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    "What About Now"Chris DaughtryShadows fill an empty heartAs love is fading,From all the things that we areBut are not saying.Can we see beyond the starsAnd make it to the dawn...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 3

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    Until the time comes words are all I can touch you with.let me touch you with my words, for my hands are limp like empty gloves. Let my words stroke your hair, slide down your back...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 12

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    If people only realized that their actions speak louder than words. Words can be said by anyone. And those words can be anything and easily said. But when their actions are...
    sml4 sml4 46-50, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I do feel,that words are very powerful,words can make you feel like you a are walking on air,and words can also kill your soul.
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    Hearts rekindling---At that instant there was a pause-as if time itself had ceased to think for a few seconds- leaving a lapse in recorded time.  And then it  resumed...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Dec 2

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    Thoughtful words go a long way. People don't realize how something nice coming out your mouth is so much more powerful than something negative. Nice, thoughtful, caring words are...
    crafty36 crafty36 36-40, F Nov 22

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    "Three Cheers For Five Years" I swear that you don't have to go I thought we could wait for the fireworks I thought we could wait for the snow To wash over Georgia and kill the...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Nov 25

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    Sometimes there just isn't the right words. Like how much I love babe. I try to find a new and better way to tell her how much I love her everday but nothing ever feels like enough...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    This past thanksgiving, I spent the day with my church (we're supposed to consider each other like family) after the food, almost everyone said a couple of words expressing their...
    piercethevicx piercethevicx 16-17, F 10 Responses Dec 2

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    They irritate me. It makes me feel like the person i'm talking to doesn't really care if the conversation goes further or not. Not only do I have one worded replies but I hate...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Dec 3

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    "Hollow"ThresholdNever found me a reason whyall I saw was a hollow skydid I set my sights too highto find a path before meI dreamt of shooting starsI travelled out so fartried to...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 8

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    I was trying to remember a prayer I heard yesterday. I remembered the first few words. Closed my eyes and there they were. Every word flowed across my mind. Normal ?
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I want to hear those words. Hear them being spoken to me, not written. I've never heard those words, not in that combination and not with me as the recipient. I think I'd enjoy...
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M Dec 9

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    Synonym... “A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the other one.” ~ Baltasar Gracián
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    You know what makes everything different? And what makes people give up on the love they had once shown towards you? Your words. It's ironic how you had once given them so much...
    Xyanii Xyanii 22-25, F Nov 22

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    I love this quote. So true isn't it? Actions always speak louder than words. Looking at myself first here..😉
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    i sometime get confuse when my best friends says they missed me, they do care for me a lot, i mean most to them but then when i text them, it takes almost 24hr to reply ....when i...
    daphee daphee 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I could spend an hour detailing how I felt hurt and she would sit there, cold as ice. When it was her turn to speak, she tore down every word that came out of my mouth until I had...
    ISellCrackForTheCIA ISellCrackForTheCIA 18-21, F Nov 23

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    Women wonder, why they get hurt when a man tells them they love them but, continues to hurt them. Never do they stop to think what actions lead for them to know that they are loved...
    miracle3054 miracle3054 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 23

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    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 28

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    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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