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December 28, 2013

Nemophilist

I learned a new word this fall, not an everyday occurrence for a writer turned forty. Nemophilist, a word so rarely used that even my friend Spell Check doesn’t know it, and I thought that dude knew everything. Possibly an invented word—I’m in Vermont right now without easy access to a printed dictionary, and there has to be another word for someone who cannot fully trust a dictionary without flippable pages and little indentations on the leaves where a seeker…

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