intensely trivial

The coolest Christmas present ever is going to give away a 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary, and all you have to do to enter the drawing is comment on their blog right here. In your comment, you have to tell what your favorite word is and why. Even if you DON’T win the OED, it is MIGHTY FUN just to read everyone’s favorite words!
Ohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseohplease let me win!!!


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  1. Tag! You’re it…check out my blog for instructions 🙂

    Posted 9 years, 5 months ago
  2. * Jill says:

    no way, girl. I AM GOING TO WIN!!!!!!!!!!

    Posted 9 years, 5 months ago
  3. * manhattandoula says:

    Jill, if you win, you will have to fight me to keep it!!!!

    Posted 9 years, 5 months ago
  4. * Jill says:

    If I win, I will hide the books (all 20 of them) in a secret compartment in my house, and I will let you look at them only if, when I open a random volume and point at a random word, you can spell the word correctly and give me its meaning.

    OK, actually that’s not true. I’ll share, because if you win, I don’t want to fight you to look at the books. I want to sit in your living room with you and just stare at the books awhile delighting in them, and then I want to sit with you and ooh and ahh in delight as we look up new words and explore etymologies.

    Posted 9 years, 5 months ago

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