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Words with Partners Part l: I can’t live, if living is without you (a noun)…

Reposting a popular mini-series about “words with partners.”

Today Glossophilia kicks off the first in a short series of posts about what we’re going to call “words with partners.” We’ll start by looking at words that are sometimes called “fossils” (although we think that’s something of a misnomer). These sad words are lost without their partners — i.e. they never seem to leave the house without their significant others.  Continue reading