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Words and their Meta-definitions.

50. Portmanteau

…The writer Lewis Carrolls fictitious Humpty-Dumpty proclaims: “You see it’s like a portmanteau—there are two meanings packed up into one word.” Continue reading

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#42. Obverse

Both and adjective and a noun, obverse may mean the opposite of a thing, the facing side of a coin, and much more. Continue reading

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