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I Love Words and Reading

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    There are societies still who keep their traditions alive by word-of-mouth transference. However, there are bigger societies who use what is known as a codex, and within it record using funny little squiggles, called letters and words, to keep alive their traditions in a more...
    Anuledroan Anuledroan 18-21, F Jan 19, 2013

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    Best Of Both........................

    We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright. Ernest Hemingway
    Alexinparis Alexinparis 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Living Between Shelfbooks

    When I was a kid I never liked reading, books were boring, I always prefered jigsaws, but someday I discovered "Tintin adventures", since they most of the nights since I began College I read, sometimes for hours, sometimes just half a page. Now, since two weeks ago, I decided...
    litij litij 22-25, F May 8, 2012

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    Words To Me

    Words to me weave another world. They make it seem like I'm another person doing some amazing thing or living some interesting life. They pulled me in who knows how long ago and haven't let me out since. I'm addicted to books, and I'll never overdose.
    Alfonso324 Alfonso324 13-15, M Dec 28, 2012

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    Do You Not...?

    I grew up in not the most ideal conditions for a person who becomes highly literate, but that did not stop me from not only getting good at reading, but burying my nose in a book whenever I could. I also learned how things worked, how to fix things, did chores, learned to take...
    LEBsCreations LEBsCreations 22-25, M Sep 27, 2012

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    Weaving Emotions Into Strings of Words...

     I'm addicted. I can't go without reading, literature, fiction, research, spirituality, anything except the news. I'm nearly as addicted to reading as to writing. Weaving emotions into strings of words that make up the blanket of escapism. I love languages and I...
    Perturbee Perturbee 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

    Some say that a picture is worth a thousand words.But a picture doesn't leave room for the most vital part of a human - Imagination.Words are such versatile things. They make you sound smart, like the previous sentence. Or, they can make you sound like an idiot, like quite a few...
    MasterOfStudies MasterOfStudies 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2011

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    Washington Post

    The Washington Post asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are this year's winners. Read them carefully. Each is an artificial word with only one letter altered to form a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Lessons Of The War

    A Wonderful poem by Henry Reed. Naming of Parts Today we have naming of parts. Yesterday, We had daily cleaning. And tomorrow morning, We shall have what to do after firing. But today, Today we have naming of parts. Japonica Glistens likecoral in all the neighboring...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 17, 2013

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    I don't know if it's possible to be in LOVE

    with reading but I LOVE to read. I love reading all different types of books and I feel like this is definitely an advantage; in a world where the English language is becoming more about slang...well in England, not sure about anywhere else in the world. I've just finished...
    JulysDiamond JulysDiamond 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    The Passion Of Reading!

    For a while I could not read because of the lack of time. I felt that I could not breathe anymore. I had the feeling that something is missing in my life, without knowing exactly what it was. And than I woke up like from a bad dream and I started reading again like I used to do...
    magdasoni magdasoni 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2012

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    What's Called Life In The 3rd World Countries

          Fifteen Years ago, I've been holding this dream. I've been dreaming to grow up and be one of those who changed the world with their actions and thoughts. I've done every thing as it's supposed to be done except for one thing, the only thing that I've no control on it, I...
    freack1950 freack1950 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 25, 2011

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    Reading Is Awesome!!!

    I have always liked to read, but the books that I read for most of my life were books that were assigned to me in my classes in school, but ever since 2007, I am proud to say that I am a bookworm!!!! There is no other way better to expand your mind, and experience other realities...
    Starfleet12341 Starfleet12341 26-30, M 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    Words Are The Best

    you wanna know why because when i am reading i feel what is in my heart just fades away and it make me so freaking happy just try it if you wont listen
    depresiongotme depresiongotme 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    In the Beginning Was the Word

     I love words and reading too. I also love writing but have been answering questions for ages now and need to go and do something else. My name is Booklover and I work in a Library. Credentials enough? 
    booklover56 booklover56 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    My favorite word: Nefelibata - (n.) lit. "cloud walker"; one who lives in the clouds of their own imagination, or one who does not obey by the conventions of society, literature...
    NefelibataAggression NefelibataAggression 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    When I hear a man so flawlessly use a word I don't know or understand, it gets my juices jumping; it wakes, then works me up, turns me on and gets me off my rear to find out what...
    LittleLilly7 LittleLilly7 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Reading has been a lifelong thing for me. Words were a point of bonding with my mom. She would always get the dictionary ans sit with me to define new words. If I still didn't...
    cosq11 cosq11 26-30, M Mar 29

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    Im currenly working on a book right now :D. id love a reading buddy.. follow me SamFXW
    samfxw samfxw 18-21, F Apr 7

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    When I was younger, I wish that I would have known better. Better love makes a fat romance, that lasts for more than a shoe shine. I’m older, took all the words of my mother...
    lifesize lifesize 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I feel like it expands your mind. Makes you develop a more complex imagination than the average person. I 110% believe that it makes you smarter as well. I've been buying book...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I know so many unnecessary things I just be looking up random stuff on Google and reading about it lol
    ariannexo ariannexo 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    Writing has always been an interest of mine, since I was exposed to the harsh reality of ignorance. To be able to express my emotions through a few sentences, all of which...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 16-17, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    It's always nice and feels good to hear those words spoken for you and you alone.
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I love learning new words! It makes me feel and seem smarter lol and I just like to have a word for something I wouldn't normally know what to say about or describe, if that makes...
    FlipFlap98 FlipFlap98 13-15, F 1 Response 44 mins ago

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    I love music that is original and I love music that is covered. I love the lyrics, the musical chords, the tunes, the singing ranges, the fluctuations if they're there, the...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 20 hrs ago

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    Words harm the mind in many ways. They make people be lost in their mind in the saddest of times.
    hime1998 hime1998 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Yes, I am a victim of being so in love with a boy who I'm not for sure, but probably isn't in love with, me. I met him in second grade and I liked him even then. He was always so...
    FlipFlap98 FlipFlap98 13-15, F 51 mins ago

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    I LOVE TO READ!!!! But I only read at home because people will think I'm like an awkward, anti-social person. So sad but true, it's happened to me before. I love to read mysteries...
    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    The four agreements - Don miguel ruiz's code for life Agreement 1 Be impeccable with your word - Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak...
    saktilv saktilv 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Specially Inspirational, Horror, Romantic and suspense..most of all i love inspirational and romatic books...any suggestions???
    starryangel starryangel 22-25 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I like drinking coffee alone, and reading alone. I like riding the bus alone, and walking home alone. It gives me time to think, and set my mind free. I like eating alone, and...
    KaterinaB KaterinaB 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I love to read ALOT ALOT ALOT ALOT I read like 24/7 it's great!!!!
    peetalover062 peetalover062 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    How long will I love you? As long as stars are above you And longer, if I can. How long will I need you? As long as the seasons need to Follow their plan. How long will I be with...
    li17 li17 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    I believe learning foreign languages is a way to widen one's intellectual horizon. It makes you feel at home - when you visit countries whose language you can understand and...
    pois0nivy pois0nivy 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Would love to post some true stories about when everything was fresh and hot between me and my wife.
    Cypher4 Cypher4 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    this is a pretty cool app to have on my phone, it's great for expressing myself and for putting it all out there for people to read. Not everything might make sense to you readers...
    pomoc pomoc 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    It was one of the lines in a song I heard this morning: Be a Twinkie in a Ding Dong world. In other words be your authentic self. Be an individual. Unique.
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 18 hrs ago

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    Imagining the colour of his lips His lips are a brush, his words the paint. With it he decorates a canvas, a rainbow in the air. His lips are a sword, his silence the pain. With...
    esmeraldream esmeraldream 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    Brave by Sara Bareilles Quote "Say what u want to say and let the words fallout honestly I want to see you be brave!! I just want to see I just want to see you see you be brave
    loner1226 loner1226 16-17, M 13 hrs ago

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    I fell in love with life but only when I met you Only right there and then So let's be what we could have been You could be most anything But all I wanted was a friend
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    The Opposite of Loneliness By Marina Keegan We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life. What I’m grateful...
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F Apr 12

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    I posted my whole life last night on this website. When I tried to cram it all into a paragraph or two it sounded so crazy. I read it over and over again because it 's like I didn...
    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Love letters I saved; perhaps more messages than letters. C1: Ok...so posts in a PM: "What made you smile today": Talking with HER - and making her laugh and making her smile and...
    ChiefPure ChiefPure 31-35 Apr 8

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    Hey guys Nothing special but something was slowly breaking my heart. I just hope you guys an't bored from me and my stories :( Because every day I am with a mood , I hope that I...
    InLove000 InLove000 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Punography (A play on words) When chemists die, they barium. Jokes about German sausage are the wurst. I know a guy who's addicted to brake fluid. He says he can stop any time...
    DanCan1 DanCan1 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Hi, all~! I hope you’re doing well. First off, I’d like to thank everyone for welcoming me into this group with open arms. The kind words and support you’ve offered me mean...
    Maeliss Maeliss 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 11

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    “Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Words...
    Novemberman Novemberman 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Have just started reading Alice Miller's "The truth will set you free". On my path of self-inquiry. The preface already completely absorbing. And more than that, it seems to echo...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    ANYONE CAN TALK! Anyone can be nice but not all can be mean… Anyone can say sorry but not all can forgive… Anyone can talk about other people behind their backs but not all...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 9

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    Um, yeah.... "Somebody That I Used To Know" Now and then I think of when we were together Like when you said you felt so happy you could die Told myself that you were right for...
    SpiritQuest2014 SpiritQuest2014 46-50, F Apr 1

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