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how bad out of 10 is it that I keep a list of words i don't understand or just think are interesting ?
It's not bad and it's not good.
Depends on what sort of words infiltrate that list.
isn't in my OED but it's from Vineland by Thomas Pynchon. It seems to be some sort of mental paralysis. I think.
copacetic means 'excellent, in good order'
Pynchon must be a real list-booster, him and his crazy words
probably earn themselves half the list
to mean 'cry'. brilliant!
if so, 0/10
if not, 8/10.
quite a few of this current bunch aren't in my OED which irks me slightly
* = i don't have a meaning written in
"continuous partial attention"
was also written on one of the pages but i can't remember if that's one of my own or i read it someplace.
i've lost the first notepad like this i had :(
you can probably get some sort of benefit for that.
I've been known to do this, though more commonly with stuff in other languages..