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TAL-is-muh n, -iz-
1. anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions.
2. a stone, ring, or other object, engraved with figures or characters supposed to possess occult powers and worn as an amulet or charm.
Don Vicente took from his pocket the little Golden Hand. “Take…[Read more]
orthography – awr-THOG-ruh-fee
1. the art of writing words with the proper letters, according to accepted usage; correct spelling.
2. the part of language study concerned with letters and spelling.
… at bottom I disrespect our orthography most heartily, and as heartily disrespect everything that has been said by…[Read more]