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    Electronic Dictionary

    Can I recommend - for those who don't have one already - a very good electronic dictionary which I use for checking spelling and basic definitions whilst writing in the forums?

    It's called WordWeb and there's a free version which can be downloaded from http://wordweb.info/.

    It's moderately basic but great for quick finds and checks. It loads up and then when you're typing in the browser you just select a word, hit a hotkey combination and the dictionary pops up with the correct spelling & definition.

    [Disclaimer: I don't have any association with the program or company.]
    ~ le prime di di mont la vacja no fas formadi ~

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    eh, I've always used dictionary.com for my definitions. Never had any problems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZealousDemon
    eh, I've always used dictionary.com for my definitions. Never had any problems.
    Yes, but you have to be online to use it. For those of us living in the back end of beyond where Tony Blair's dream of a broadband britain hasn't arrived yet (surprise, surprise) and 24/7 connection isn't possible, WW is great.
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    I usually use dictionary.com or m-w.com, but I'm not in your position of having limited access to the Internet. What part of England do you live in, if you don't mind?

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    In the wilds of East Anglia, where most of the locals have hunch backs and their sisters are also their mothers and cousins. But it's not all backwards - we occasionally get this new fangled thing called electricity coming through.
    ~ le prime di di mont la vacja no fas formadi ~

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    Good find, I think I'll give it a trial run.

    For spell checking while making a post or anything else, I highly recommend: iespell.
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    yahoo has american heritage dictionary and a thesaurus for those synonyms an acronyms that I love so much.
    Todays word of the day is Paragon
    DEFINITION:
    model of excellence or perfection
    EXAMPLE:
    He is the paragon of what a judge should be; honest, intelligent, hardworking and just.
    SYNONYMS:
    apotheosis, ideal, quintessence, standard

    ****HEY SOUNDS LIKE ME!!! :p

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    Sounds like the name of a character from Lord of the Rings...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Apokalupsis
    Sounds like the name of a character from Lord of the Rings...
    There was a character in lord of the rings named after me???? :eek: :p

 

 

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