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Hey guys...

Do any of yyou know of any books, ideas, etc...that would improve one's vocabulary? Any ideas?

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invest in predictive text...

new words this week...

dadu
nurset
citag
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invest in predictive text...

new words this week...

dadu
nurset
citag
He he, that made me laugh

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A dictionary.
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dadu = daft
nurset = muppet
caitag = *****

I now use them regualrly...
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scrabble!
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Just read books/magazines/newspapers a LOT.

And if you're really keen subscribe to the readers digest - they do a monthly test your vocab quiz thingy
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crosswords!
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dadu = daft
nurset = muppet
caitag = *****

I now use them regualrly...
thats really funny
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I find that reading quite complex books then looking up all the words you don't know up helps. When I was 14 I read Perido St Station (weird Sci-fi type novel) and I learnt a lot of new words.. forgotten them now though probably!
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dadu = daft
nurset = muppet
caitag = *****

I now use them regualrly...
I'm going to fit these into regular conversation as often possible now. Cheers.
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I haven't the foggiest
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read all the 'a series of unfortunate events' books
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I do resolve to consult a dictionary, the moment I am confronted by a word entirely alien to me; most of the time, however, I deduce meaning from context. I'd attribute my large vocabulary partly to a capacious brain-pan, but also to the fact that my memory simply functions in a manner conducive to assimilating vast quantities of information. Beyond what is inherent, however, I find there to be no better technique for introducing new words into one's vocabulary than simply looking them up, and then applying them in context. Only today, I managed 'fissiparous', 'ostensible' and 'pecuniary' in casual discussion. I didn't dare risk 'concomitant', but it nonetheless exemplifies the efficacy of my approach
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I'm going to fit these into regular conversation as often possible now. Cheers.
you dadu nurset...
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just read books of a 'higher' level and then when you see a word you dont know just look it up
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invest in intellect
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invest in intellect
how do you get that? :confused:
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Hey guys...

Do any of yyou know of any books, ideas, etc...that would improve one's vocabulary? Any ideas?

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Jason
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how do you get that? :confused:
come from good stock
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