Time travel for word lovers, or fun with Merriam-Webster

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You word lovers out there: here’s a website you won’t want to miss. The folks at Merriam-Webster, the dictionary people, have added an historical component to their website. You can find it here: https://www.merriam-webster.com/time-traveler/2016 Scroll back on the years and see when certain words were first printed in the English language. Words may be used in spoken English for years …

Time Traveling at the Keyboard

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Recently a family member commented, “Wouldn’t it be nice to time travel?” I laughed. As a writer, I do it quite often. When you ruminate on an episode, a place or conversation from the past, it’s amazing what can bubble up. Reliving the past is a form of time travel. Writing about real-life chapters tends to muddy the water of …