New words - where have you found them?

Subject: New words - where have you found them?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Mark Baker <mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 08:57:44 -0700

On 2011-08-08, at 8:34 AM, Mark Baker <mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com> wrote:

> ... do the infelicities of their style

And this is why I like hanging out in writers groups. I learn so many new words.
>

We may not be able to write like this in environments where
accessibility is a must. However, in our personal writing we have free
range to use flowery language.

Where do you go for your source of new words?

Does it mean more that you find a usage for a random word you found in
a dictionary, over a cool word that someone else used.

For instance, I learned about the word "metrosexual" in a word of the
day post in our newspaper. However, it wasn't until 10 years later
that I saw a usage of the word that didn't call attention to itself.
If I can find the reference I'll post it.

-Tony
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