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by nettie
Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: repurposed
Replies: 20
Views: 8380

repurposed

Some words annoy me simply because of the speaker who uses it and then continues using it and using it .... As a grade school teacher we are constantly being tortured with the administrations new word of the moment. Revisit is one I'd be happy to never hear again- "we need to revist non-fiction book...
by nettie
Mon Apr 09, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: coon's age
Replies: 56
Views: 14487

coon's age

Have heard the term coons age in reference to not having seen something or someone in a long time. Do racoons live for a long time or is this slang for something else?