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Re: "Usefull languages"

From:jogloran <exponent@...>
Date:Thursday, February 21, 2002, 6:42
    LOL I actually have sat readin' the Oxford Encyclopedic
Dictionary on
occasion... well, not exactly readin' thru' it like a novel, but sort
of 1/2
readin', 1/2 browsin' ;) clearin' up my (mis-)understandin' of
certain words,
learnin' unfamiliar ones, lookin' up the origins, etc..
Back in primary school, when I had nothing to do, I sometimes read the school dictionaries we had to buy, looking up definitions, and etymologies (I like to think that if the dictionaries we used to use at school didn't have etymological information, I wouldn't be so interested in linguistics as I am now ;). As one of my friends would say, this has probably contributed to my vocabularity ;) Imperative