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Wordsmiths

Words reside alone in time and space; Only sentient minds their roots trace. Etymologists bring accents, forms to the surface; Lexicographers establish a chronological base. In dark, library basements, archivists file in database; In academic institutes, linguists their value appraise. Calligraphers, Engravers with artistic touch glaze. Phrases the syntactical bridge brace, and cultured interlocutor platforms grace. Idioms the colloquial strains do lace; Sages their poignant advice encase. Ethnographers stride where lingua francas interface. Truisms sculpt a vernacular face; Politicians their trite maxims raise.

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Date: 10/24/2015 7:50:00 PM
Thanks R! It was an indepth word search!
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Date: 10/24/2015 2:04:00 PM
Wow! I can appreciate all the research this must have taken to become this informative piece! A 7+!
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Date: 4/25/2013 8:16:00 PM
Very clever and well thought out poem.
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