Blowing the Bubbles

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Post by Jenny I was poking around Slate.com the other day when the term ‘bubble vocabulary’ caught my eye. My first thought was of the speech bubbles used by cartoon characters and superheroes. But in reading Seth Stevenson’s article, I learned that bubble vocabulary is “the words you almost know, sometimes use, but are secretly unsure of.” Fun fact: I have more bubble words than Don Ho and Lawrence Welk combined. . . .

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