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Q. What are your references for your Word of the Day posts?

A. Unless otherwise stated in the actual post, all Word of the Day posts use Wiktionary for definitions and The Barnhart Concise Dictionary of Etymology for the Etymology of a word.  All other potential references for information in the Word of the Day posts are explicitly stated in the post.

Q. Who are you and why did you start this site?

A. For the answer of this one, check out my “About” page.