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'I heard he was a thesaurus editor.'
"Call it spring cleaning - I threw out all my dictionaries."
'His vocabulary is tiny, but effective.'
'He's a man of few works. He likes to talk, he just has a limited vocabulary.'
'I've been trying to think of a word for two weeks.'
'I can't find the words to express my anger with you.' - 'She needs a dictionary.'
"I'm tardy? Whew! I was afraid I was going to be late for school!"
"Could you tell me what happened without using those 'National Spelling Bee' words?"
'I find the easiest way to expand my vocabulary is to make up words.'
"'Yes,' she mumbled?... Sighed?... Muttered?... Snarled?... Hissed?... Growled?..."
"I bought a dictionary so I'll never be at a loss for words."
"What rhymes with 'repulsive'?"
'Sometimes, from time to time, occasionally I wish I'd never bought that ruddy thesaurus!'
'Roget it's fantastic, superb, extraordinary...where on earth did you get the idea?'
'Ha-ha! My Dad is right! If you say a word too many times, it doesn't sound like a real word anymore!'
"Let the name calling begin..."
"Vocabulary lesson. Billy Corey taught me the meaning of the word trouble."
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The Ekert Saga: 'Tell us about the anti-Ekert, Captain Eddie.'
Captain Eddie's New Boat: 'It bothahd me that no one knows what it means until I realized it makes me look a lot smahtah than I really am!... Did I just insult myself?'
"Of course, that's only a first draft."
"I didn't know umpteen was a real word."
"Guess I'll have to. It's a cinch I can't say it with words."
"Where'd you learn the word insomnia?"
'Vocabulary doesn't seem that hard 'til you start trying to use it on girls.'
Tramp's Definition of Oxymoron.