WORDS IN THE HAND: LOST AND FOUND

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A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

15 October 2020 - 19:55

With all the words at our disposal in all the world’s myriad languages, you’d think no one would ever be at a loss for words. 

And yet so often we can’t find exactly the right word – what Gustave Flaubert prefrenchiously used to call le mot juste – to express exactly what we want to say...

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