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Ten Most Impressive Word

Wilfred Funk, a noted lexicographer and dictionary publisher, suggests that the ten most impressive words in the English language. Note their illustrative value:

“Alone” – the bitterest word

“Mother” – the most revered word

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Husband and Wife “I’ll stay with you!”

William and Mary were crossing a railroad track some years ago when Mary’s foot slipped and became wedged between the rail and a wooden crosswalk. Frantically she tried to get loose as a train approached around the curve. Her husband attempted to free her. As the express came closer with its brakes screeching. Mary realized it couldn’t stop in time. “Leave me, Bill! Leave me!” she cried.

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