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Hypersynaesthesia

the colours in your head

5.09.2006

This is just to say...

I love words. More specifically, I love thesauri. Also, I love dictionaries, particularly weird dictionaries, such as the ones specifically for obscure words. I also love technical dictionaries in foreign languages. The terms you find in there are so delightfully useless for any practical purpose (hey! Just like the words I learned all semester in Russian!) and the books are so dusty and unused that it's a simple pleasure to flip through them. More than that, though, I enjoy that there are online dictionaries, for my paper-writing perusal. I miss my old dusty books, but when I'm delightfully ensconced on the big purple couch in Jon's room, tracking down a Webster's just is not going to happen. Sure, he's got a copy of Roget's Thesaurus, but it's all the way up on the top shelf of his bookcase, and I'm not going to get it. Nope, I'll just stay curled up in a ball and write away about human rights abuses, rejoicing in the fact that I can go to Dictionary.com and instantly find whatever strikes my fancy. Mmm-hmm.

2 Comments:

At 7:52 PM, May 11, 2006, Blogger naridu said...

dictionary.com + wikkipedia = all the reference ever needed.

Well, almost, I mean what if you needed to research body language?

 
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