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Pets by Neil Fleming

Pets The children called them Mistral, Fluffy, And the smallest one was Lizzy Beth. All three independently however in the radar of their furious skulls, While they waited for birds and squirrels to slip up, Named themselves, as they all…

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Flirter

flirter

This word interested me because, according to a Vietnamese logophile whom I met, the word is actually a French import from English. This is unusual in itself, but what's more interesting is that the English word itself was an import…

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Osier

Osier

What does the word 'osier' mean? I came across this word in an anthology of contemporary American poetry. Osiery means objects made from the twigs of willows, and osiers are any willows whose twigs are used in the making of…

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