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“On The Art of Writing” by a Logophile

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Two-hundred and sixty-six days ago, I expressed my irrevocable passion for books… Today, I shall express my love for the art of writing; for the art of mixing and painting words; Words that create worlds. Voltaire once said, “One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.” That is indeed true. Words are yours..

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William Faulkner

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William Faulkner (1897 – 1962) was an American author, who is best known for his novel The Sound and The Fury (1929). Faulkner is known for employing various narrative styles and for his rather complex prose. He is also known for utilizing a technique known as “stream of consciousness,” which was instigated by James Joyce..

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Accidental Etymologies

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What if I were to tell you that words you thought you knew the meaning of are completely incorrect? Well, okay, that’s not true. They’re correct today, but certain words had completely different definitions a long time ago. They have long been led astray from their origins. Here are seven words that had completely different..

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