What city caused the coining of a
word meaning "a person devoted to sensuous luxury"?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
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consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
If you said Edmonton you are incorrect.
The inhabitants of Sybaris - a Greek colonial city
in Southern Italy - were famous for their love of luxury; hence, the term
sybarite came to denote a lover of luxury.
Dear Sirs, Why would EDMONTON be a possible choice (despite its wrongfulness)?
[Mootguy: It's a joke. Evidently, a Canadian joke.]
la at djcs.com.ve
That Edmonton crack was
e.winter at sympatico.ca
the laugh from "If you said Edmonton you are incorrect."
hibart at shaw.ca
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