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#1 2007-03-31 15:44:20

Peter Forster
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From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
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'liquacious' for 'loquacious'

liquacious – 64 ghits

I can hear little if any difference between the sounds of these two words, and it is well known that alcohol can often loosen the tongue so it may be that the association being talkative and having taken a drink or two lies behind this variant. It is perhaps even more likely, ‘i’ lying next to ‘o’ on the keyboard, that it is simply a typo, but my last examples show ‘liquacious’ setting out to become a word in its own right, staking claims everywhere…

I see youve got a budding poet on your hands there,what with her waxing lyrical and me being so liquacious people might think your an intilectual merely by …
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hey, i looove history and we just started with irish history and i’ve looked forward to it all year. the only prob is, my class was quite liquacious on the …
www.christianforums.com/t3926582-irish-history.html – 135k – Supplemental Result – Cached

The pearlescent moon and crystalline stars slip slowly through the cathedral vault of Night’s liquacious, obsidian darkness. The moonlight casts shadows …
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its the damp, liquacious taste of the air and the feel of cold, loamy soil between your toes. We build cities and villages and roads and we carve the land …
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