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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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    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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    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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    Word Nerd 2

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

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    This was before I got engaged to Sam. I think nerd guys are very adorable and smart. Please don't hit on me. Lol
    PorcelainRose85 PorcelainRose85 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    My now enemy jlynn kept on bullying me with the "Stop. don't talk to me. major loser, wannabe." Well, i'm NOT a wanna be, i'm a girl with good grades/nerd girl period.
    SnowyCreeper1104 SnowyCreeper1104 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Yeah sure I'm a nerd but not in everything though. I act nerdy when the situation calls for it. I'm also nerdy in the sense that I love reading fiction novels and I adore the...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have always preferred the "nerdy"types. To qualify, I am pretty strict about the differences between nerds, geeks, and dorks (which is unbelievably nerdy in and of itself). I...
    NerdyGirl78 NerdyGirl78 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I have enjoyed reading the dictionary since I was a small child and still love it! All the word knowledge is thrilling, especially etymology. Semantics is fun too....tracing the...
    dorothea779 dorothea779 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Mmm... nerdy, geeky guys. The more awkward, the better. If you ask me what my type is, I'd say it's Michael Cera's movie characters. (Okay, let's include Jesse Eisenberg too...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    i am an true old school gamer, and been a book nerd all my life. and yet, i have never felt like a nerd. i have gotten more than my fair share of sex in my time. those nerd girls...
    Devilonyashoulda Devilonyashoulda 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I just adore nerdy guys. Anything from mega smarty pants(Big Bang Theory) to anime watching freaks to video game nerdsッ they make me smile and I love spending time with people...
    SuzyB00 SuzyB00 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 31

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    I'm not much of a nerd, but I really like them. I like when I have to think and nerds are just so witty. Someone who can outsmart me. Not boring, someone who likes to have fun...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I screw up my syntax in informal conversation. Also note the use of "Buffy Speak". "The thingy-thing is kind of over there." And you know what's bad? I'm a Linguistics nerd. I...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F a week ago

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    Who else would a nerdy girl be attracted to?
    gothette gothette 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 24

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    I grew up in the 80s and pretty much loved Star Wars from day 1. Had the lunch boxes, the vintage figures, the board games etc etc. In the 90s I started collecting for real. Was...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I tend to think of geeks as bring the techie type and nerds as being the brainy, bookish, larpng, cosplaying type. I have to admit that I have a type. There is something...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F Jul 27

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    i like someone nerdy from my high school. until today, we still contact each other but he never knows that i really like him.
    sarahbal sarahbal 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Passing my first college math, Math 105, in my junior year of high school, last year, should show that I'm a nerd. To top that, right before I passed it, I tested out of it with my...
    NicktheWise NicktheWise 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I want to talk to school age nerds lol please
    PrototypeBri PrototypeBri 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Nerd (N) not (E) even (R) remotely (D) dorky :3
    PeacandOtaku PeacandOtaku 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a nerd for... Harry Potter BBC Merlin Marvel DC Disney Old Cartoons and many more! Anyone fancy having a chat/fangirl with me? ;) xx
    NerdNotGeek NerdNotGeek 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Silent screams for help; kind words just dull the pain.
    GoodEnough09 GoodEnough09 41-45 7 hrs ago

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    I was cold, and unattached from the world. I did not want to love anyone. Then I met him. He made me feel a way I can not even describe. How do you articulate something so perfect...
    ThatsSuze ThatsSuze 22-25 1 Response Jul 31

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    "You Promised" She was crying out my name Standing in the driveway Little bare feet wearing her cotton dress in my way I still see the rain chasing tears down her face It was...
    shimmersandsparkles shimmersandsparkles 26-30, F Aug 7

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    I've always believed that actions are a better indicator of a person than their words. Words are easier to fabricate than actions (although both can be). Words are much more easily...
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Poetry, stories, songs, anything. Words are beautiful; there are so many different words to express how you feel, to tell a story. Words are so powerful, I love writing and...
    pillowfeathers pillowfeathers 13-15, F Jul 31

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    Once spoken, they cannot be taken back. I cannot forget the ugliest of things spoken to me and I cannot forget the most tender of things spoken to me. I cannot forget the words...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 41-45, F Jul 31

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    I actually just heard some of the kindest words said about me yesterday. I was at a leadership camp from Monday until Friday. We were sectioned off into groups and on the last day...
    NoAverageAngel NoAverageAngel 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Words can hurt, words can help. But actions are truly what we are all about.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I've made some pretty dumb decisions in my life, and I've probably said "I'm sorry." about a billion times in my lifetime. One thing I've learned in my life is that saying "I'm...
    SpecialKind SpecialKind 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    'Any last words for home?'. 'Last words for home conveyed by thugs like you?' 'No thanks!'
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Hey I have a blog that I started. Check it, also if your on Wordpress follow me thanks. ☺️ www.natashalov.wordpress.com
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    It ****** me off when I try to make a point, or when I explain something to someone and I put a lot of effort and thought into what I'm saying........and the person I'm talking to...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I am too awesome to be described in 10 words. There you all go 10 word description of MYSELF ^^^
    joshuaferns joshuaferns 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    NEW CHALLENGE: A ten word *haiku*. Yup. Now you have to think about how many syllables are in each word. 5 7 5 >:) I'm evil. I'm just a lone boy Wishing feverishly now For...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    Words are so powerful. You can mean many different things using words, and you can mean the same thing, only say it in a different way. I love language. I'm obviously fluent in...
    xNickDavidx xNickDavidx 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I like the word "fat" and I hate that people avoid using "fat" as though it's a dirty word. People who feel uncomfortable calling fat people "fat" are like people who feel...
    aradae aradae 31-35 Aug 9

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    I believe that to some people words can be very powerful. Especially if you're easily controlled and dominated. I have an overprotective mother and doesn't quite know how to fight...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 9

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    Sohhhhhh muchhhhhh Dads a lawyer. Sohhhh. Thats why. Some love twisting words. And college foks added words. So its easier to see done.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 9

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    Look at how a few bad men who call themselves imams and servants of Allah befuddled and alter the beautiful nature of the Holy Qur'an and send those who are caught up in their...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Actions that speak louder than words: punching someone, hugs, sign language, sex, flipping someone off, kissing. When done, there is more depth to them than in any sentence that...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 2 Responses Aug 13

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    With all the things going on in the world today I believe god is coming soon! I believe this is a great site to reach out to people all over world and spread the word before time...
    nicolv32 nicolv32 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    be careful on this site there are some word police that get upset if you use a word that they don't like, like girl or boy
    tinman45 tinman45 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sooner or later I will have someone special in my life, who actually loves me, wants to be with me and dares to say "I love you" to me, and actually mean every word. I still haven...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M a week ago

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    Actions. They speak way louder than words. You can tell someone that you love them until you`re blue in the face but if you don`t prove it to them then it doesn`t mean anything...
    MeraStanley74 MeraStanley74 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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