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Share your family's made up words

Wednesdays are usually the times when I share an obscure word or a deeper meaning of a commonly used word.  Since we've been celebrating Dr. Seuss this week, I thought I'd ask you all to share your own favorite made up words/terms this Word of the Week. Dr. Seuss made up silly, nonsense words and terms for his books.  It's what made his books so much fun.  Some made up words eventually find their way into the dictionary.  Many of the words we commonly use today were made up by a man named William Shakespeare. My family has made up words and terms.  My daughter and son made up the word "nork," a combination of the word nerd and dork which they affectionately use...

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