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One-hit wonder

Why has Googlewhacking caught on? It's the lure of diminishing returns.

By Jack Thomas
Globe Staff / February 17, 2005

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Are you proud of your vocabulary? Can you read William F. Buckley without retreating to the Oxford English Dictionary? Do you get a kick out of impressing friends by dropping into casual conversation the kind of word -- obmutescence comes to mind -- that makes normal people think their right eyeball is in their left socket? (Full article: 1624 words)

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