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To: Tom Clarke who wrote (63)2/12/2019 12:16:19 PM
From: goldworldnet
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According to Merriam-Webster proactive was first used in 1933.

More recently there is pro-life (1960) and pro-choice (1973).

Wellness is much older and dates back to 1653.

Josh

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To: Tom Clarke who wrote (63)2/12/2019 1:03:44 PM
From: Carolyn
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Impact as a verb

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To: Carolyn who wrote (67)2/12/2019 6:13:15 PM
From: Tom Clarke
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Parent as a verb.

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To: goldworldnet who wrote (66)2/12/2019 6:15:09 PM
From: Tom Clarke
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One can act, or take action. Can one proact?

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From: DMaA2/15/2019 4:53:30 PM
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Tasseography - fancy word for reading tea leaves.

en.wikipedia.org

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To: DMaA who wrote (64)2/16/2019 9:26:02 AM
From: Tom Clarke
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hackles

>>Mel Brooks actually pinpointed “k” as the comedy catch-all in Melvin Helitzer’s book Comedy Writing Secrets. “Instead of saying ‘salmon’, ‘turkey’ is a funnier sound,” he says. He is also said to have called the “k” sound the funniest sound in the English language.

newscientist.com

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To: goldworldnet who wrote (66)2/21/2019 6:37:01 PM
From: Tom Clarke
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loquacious and bodacious, often used in the same sentence by the immortal Walt Clyde Frazier when calling Knicks games.

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From: DMaA3/4/2019 9:09:30 PM
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Fantod:
1. a: a state of irritability and tension
b: Fidgets.

2: an emotional outburst.

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From: DMaA3/4/2019 9:38:05 PM
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Ausonia - the ancient Greek name for lower Italy, extended poetically to all Italy

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From: DMaA3/16/2019 11:07:13 AM
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Hypocorism

A hypocorism is a diminutive form of a name. Hypocorisms include pet names or calling names, often a diminutive or augmentative form of a word or given name when used as a nickname or term of endearment.

Hat Tip to carranza2 for using it to explain Beto's nickname.

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