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Are you in control of your words or are they in control of you?

Have you got textual symptoms?

Here are some remedies to help ease common ailments in your copy.  

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Vocabulary:

cognate

noun

Related in origin; a word related to one in another language.

The English word 'avuncular' is a cognate of the Latin 'avunculus', meaning uncle.

Currently reading:

A Nature Poem for Every Night of the Year

edited by

Jane McMorland Hunter

This kind of collection is so easy to dip in and out of. It's both relaxing and rewarding, and it anchors you within each season.

Etymology: the roots of words

Etymology:

posy

noun

Meaning flower, bouquet. In 1533, a motto or line of poetry engraved within a ring; variant of poesy. The meaning of a flower/bouquet is first recorded in 1573, and was thought to come from the use of flowers to express sentiments like those engraved in rings.

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