Wordsmith Wednesday

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word·smith
n. 
1. A fluent and prolific writer, especially one who writes professionally.
2. An expert on words.
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Until I retired I worked in a busy Radiology/imaging department. Many “words” passed through this office and it was an unwritten rule that if we had to ask how to spell a word, we were to look it up in a dictionary. This meant that not only did we spell it correctly but we qualified the definition. We therefore improved our vocabulary and spelling. This is one thing that I miss from work. I decided that every Wednesday we would investigate a “new” word.

There are no real rules regarding “Wordsmith Wednesday” except

1) The word must be interesting, uncommon, or unusual.

2) I will check both the definition and the spelling

3) There are no rules!

Dont forget to visit next Wordsmith Wednesday next Wednesday!👍

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