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G Words. Or Gee, Words!

Galumph Gurgle. Gargle. Giggle. Goggle. Gargantuan Gravlax Gadabout Gunge. Glop. Goo. Gaffe Gonfalon Gasp Gumbo Ghastly. Grisly. Gruesome. Gobstopper What are your favorite G words?

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Liviaspeak

Dear Livia, You have an amazing vocabulary. Seriously, you amaze me with the number of words you know, and even with the number of words you can say. It’s too bad, though, that your pronunciation can’t keep up with your … Continue reading

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On the Bright Side

Dear Marshall, You have become very sensitive to mosquito bites. You had a few recently that you scratched to an oozing state. It pained me to see them. It was my punishment for allowing you to be bitten, though I … Continue reading

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Language Arts

Dear Marshall, Few things in my life have been as interesting or as enjoyable as helping you learn how to speak. I wish we could record it all with a video camera, so that I could create a movie with … Continue reading

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My Favorite Martian

Dear Marshall, You are quite the talker, but you don’t speak English. You speak Martian. It is a difficult language, and though I’ve been working hard to learn it, I have only translated a few words so far. Here they … Continue reading

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