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Examples

  • If Wordie is ever sued (for libel?), I hope it's in Judge Bruce Selya's court.

    Judge Selya, we salute you

  • Wordie is also full of snobs, like me (and you), who like to show off big words.

    Requiem for a Wordie

  • Wordie is doing its small part to preserve language.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Of the 90,031 unique words in Wordie when I did the transfer, 1,973, or around 2.2%, contained unicode characters.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Wordie is many things to many people, one of which is a neological playground.

    We Are Not Alone

  • Wordie is small and intended for a specific audience, but still, it's social software, and it's growing, so it's good to think about these things.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • But if, God forbid, a text-less dystopia does comes to pass, Wordie is going to be like Ava Gardner and Gregory Peck in On the Beach: the last holdouts, singing "Waltzing Matilda" while we wait for the world to end.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • A whoopee-cushion, hand-buzzer sort of spell checker: it shows you how people have spelled things in Wordie, not how they're actually spelled -- and misspellings in Wordie are legion.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Wordie is served on a 512MB slice (from the inimitable Slicehost), which costs me $38 a month.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • I wonder what he would have thought of Wordie, which is full of people who know they're smart and enjoy words in all sizes.

    Requiem for a Wordie

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  • We're constantly adding new words to Wordnik, so please check back soon.

    November 17, 2009

  • Howdy, uselessness. Good to see you around the new place (spoken qwietly).

    November 17, 2009

  • This merge with Wordnik is relevant to my interests. I am poking around again. Qwietly.

    Wait, words are case-sensitive now? I have many new things to learn. It is vitally important that the previous link display in capitalized fashion, yet point to a lowercase pagename. Is my first comment in this new place an egregious faux pas? Tune in next week for the thrilling conclusion!

    I'm going through some of my old content now, un-borking borked links and such for the benefit of mankind.

    November 17, 2009

  • Ha!
    By the way, one of the examples is about Forvo.

    November 16, 2009

  • I can expect to see this word once a year, says the incomprehensible bubble chart. My eye, says I!

    November 16, 2009

  • Wordie is now officially gone.

    November 11, 2009