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I Read the Dictionary For Fun

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    It's My Favorite Book... - I have 5 dictionaries... and 3 thesauruses... I love words... I love flipping through the dictionary and finding a word to use that day... I email...
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2008

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    Laying In Bed Last Night, - the past several nights actually, I've found myself completely enthralled with my dictionary. I've been working on Carl Sagan's book, Science as a...
    helenknizzle helenknizzle 22-25, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Started When I Was 9 - I remember being in 3rd grade vividly. It was a great year for me--- the year I discovered the joy of reading the dictionary. I would sit on our back porch...
    scarlet54 scarlet54 36-40 1 Response Apr 7, 2008

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    A True Logophile ..... - I love words ...learning where they come from, what their meanings are. Geekdom at it's best!! 
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    Yes! - Heehee...boy I am so glad to know I'm not the only one! I did love to read the dictionary when bored. It certainly helped when I read books with advanced...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    My Friend With Adhd - I had a friend who had ADHD she was extremely energetic and hyper.  We were hanging out at her house one time and we were trying to think of something to...
    tenderheart08 tenderheart08 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 7, 2008

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    Fascinating - The dictionary is one of my favorite reads- I like to take it with me into waiting rooms, etc, so I can learn a few new things while I wait. Yes. I am a nerd.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2010

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    Boredom & Curiosity - I love looking through dictionaries.  Word dictionaries, medical dictionaries, thesauruses.  You can always learn something new & exciting!
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    Word Power - I just love words, i used to be a bit crossword fan but i got bored of them. I did Eng Lit. at university and love to write for myself so it's useful to have a wide...
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2010

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    Great Entertainment! - I'm fascinated with etymology, so reading dictionaries is a natural for me.  I don't remember when I started - sometime before 5th grade, I'm sure. ...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2008

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    I Love Words. - I can't get enough of them. So when I'm bored, I whip out my dictionary. It's the latest edition from oxford. I love being able to pop out a fancy word in a...
    MassyThePanda MassyThePanda 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2009

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    Did This Quite Often In High School... - I used to love going through the dictionary & picking out words that I liked. I would pick words that looked &/or sounded interesting...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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    A lot of people wouldn't expect that from me, or think I'm weird cause I read for fun. Like I'm sorry? Lol I either spend all my money on movies or books. I do read the more...
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    I enjoy reading them for memories, and I read them to my kids as well. It actually inspired me to write my own children's book (more preteen, really) called "Cluck The Undercover...
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