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meadow
The word I learnt few minutes ago is innocuous and I used bi-lingual (English-Croatian) dictionary to find the meaning. I like it as much as I like the book I found it in ("The Byzantines" by Averil Cameron).
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All the words I've learnt recently are from JRR Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings". Emotion: big smile

queer
Hi guys, can I jump in?
Ruslanait can also be one of the last idioms you checked / learnt.
Sayings are okay, too? I learned this one yesterday and cannot forget!

Some are wise, some are otherwise.

Emotion: zip it

Nice thread, Ruslana!
Oh well. Yes, any of the last things you learnt is okay! Emotion: big smile

I liked that saying, by the way.

elm
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LOL, I think I will write down that saying!:)

My new idiom of today: That's the icing on the cake which means "A second great thing happens in addition to the first". I googled, but, got the idiom from the "Vocabulary" section.
Ana, I've just read [url=http://www.EnglishForward.com/English/Idiom/vpcbc/Post.htm ]that thread[/url], and now I see you posting this idiom! :D lol

lantern
[url=http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=18430&dict=CALD ] Croon [/url]

(I had to look it up while watching My Fair Lady: "Remember that you are a human being with a soul and the divine gift of articulate speech, that your native language is the language of Shakespeare and Milton and the Bible . Don't sit there crooning like a bilious pigeon")
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