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A lexicographic wonder comprising 20 volumes of mostly abstruse words, from the graveyard of the English language, in which old gentleman of Anglo-Saxon origin refer to as a conversation piece when drinking their tea with their cronies and chaps; sometimes it is actually referred to promote dry erudite works of literature.
"Jeeves" could you bring me volume 14 from the Oxford English Dictionary?" "There is a word from Shakespeare, of which I am not quite sure."
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A method of guessing on a multiple choice test that involves looking at the position of the second hand. If the hand is between 12 and 3 the guess is A. If the hand is between 3 and 6 the guess is B. Between 6 and 9 guess C. Between 9 and 12 guess D.
I passed my test! Thanks to the Clock Method
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If I'm not sure about the definition of a word, I might check the Oxford English Dictionary for an accurate and in-depth definition.
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