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What is a Janus Word? Posted by on Dec 30, 2016

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Mandy Patinkin as Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride Every so often you, as a student of English, will encounter a word in a sentence which will seem utterly confusing. You’re going to think that it contradicts your understanding of…

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