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The obscure word of the week is kieselguhr

April 18, 2016

Matthew Wright

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThere are over a million individual words in English. Most of them are quite obscure and deserve better attention than they get. This week’s is kieselguhr.

This is the diatomaceous earth used as a filler or filter in some industrial processes. It’s from nineteenth century German.

Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word. Go on. You know you want to…

Copyright © Matthew Wright 2016

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