Ćutati

Sometimes it seems like the world can't stop talking. In English, we have so many words to describe the ways people speak that we're often taught in school to avoid the word "said" at all costs, in favor of the dozens of more colorful speech tags we have at our disposal. (We're usually later reprimanded …

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Curwhibble

We have so many words for things we don't have words for. Thingamabob. Doodad. Whatsit. Doohickey. Thingy, if you're not one for bells and whistles. Or you could be on the opposite end of the spectrum like me, and invent your own chimerical abominations whenever a situation calls for a "whatchamawhozit". They're called "placeholder words", …

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