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    JoelCairoJr

    43 / M / Straight / Bangor, Maine Match % Unknown Join to find out!

    I'm a big fan of armchair theology and etymology; doubly-so for the etymology of the profane (EG: What's the origin of that horrible name that taxi-cab driver just ... The Etymology of the Profane: Namely, pick your favorite swear word/phrase.

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    DiablaExMachina

    33 / F / Bisexual / Seoul, South Korea Match % Unknown Join to find out!

    There are five books open by my bed right now, an etymology website open on my laptop, a puppy on my lap, and music playing that sounds like a ... Etymology.

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    kiracle

    36 / F / Straight / Woodland Hills, California Match % Unknown Join to find out!

    I like reading and etymology . ... , California Place Names: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names , The Secret History , Damage , The

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    DreamMorpheus

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    Caveat: Much of what is below is old or nonsense or both. That said, I love the math, the OKTrends blog and getting messages from people who liked my profile so feel free to read on and/or to message me. What to say about myself here... I have a great fondness for...

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    mistygloaming

    37 / F / Bisexual / Volant, Pennsylvania Match % Unknown Join to find out!

    ) My eventual plan is to get a PhD in English and specialize in etymology (NOT entomology, the study of buuuugs). Etymology is basically word/language history; I've researched and traced English development even back into the times when runes were still used to write.

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Tests

  • The Definitive Etymology Test

    The Definitive Etymology Test

    by Terralthra

    The definitive evaluation of your etymology skills.

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    The street slang etymology Test

    by LoungeKing

    Everyone has some basic understanding of slang and ebonics (Ebony and Phonics) but do you truly know what the true meaning of these terms or where they derive from? I realize that slang or urban expre...

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    The English Etymology Test

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    This is a test for people with too much time on their hands, like me. Of course, this is primarily for those obsessive types of linguists with too mu...

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    The Surname Origin Test

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    Ever wondered whether you could tell a person's nationality just by looking at their surname? Are you interested in the field of name etymology? Well ...

  • The Are You Fucking Awesome Test

    The Are You Fucking Awesome Test

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    Welcome to are you fucking awesome. If you ace this test and your fucking awesomeness ranks near the top, congradulations, you spend too much time on ...

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