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For quite some time, I had an active scrund about the spelling and origin of a word. According to dictionary.com, the misspelling is rather common, but I'm not sure if anyone else has been confused about the origin.
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May we refer to the spelling and origin you believed it to be as scrundword (i.e. we can pretend it exists and has that origin)? and refer to the correct spelling and origin as trueword?

Presumably, scrundword and trueword are then homophones? and you did not mistake the meaning?

Is scrundword an acceptable variant spelling? a real English word, perhaps with a different meaning (to the best of your knowledge), British or American?

Is trueword spelt the same in both British and American English? does it have any accepted variants? other than, potentially, scrundword?
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May we refer to the spelling and origin you believed it to be as scrundword (i.e. we can pretend it exists and has that origin)? and refer to the correct spelling and origin as trueword? fine by me

Presumably, scrundword and trueword are then homophones? yes and you did not mistake the meaning? correct

Is scrundword an acceptable variant spelling? no a real English word, perhaps with a different meaning (to the best of your knowledge), British or American? yope

Is trueword spelt the same in both British and American English? yes does it have any accepted variants? no other than, potentially, scrundword? so no
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Does scrundword have origins in latin? trueword?
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Does scrundword have origins in latin? I didn't think about its etymology enough to know trueword? yes, but not immediately
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Can scrundword be split into two real words? or more?
Can trueword be split into two real words? or more?
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Can scrundword be split into two real words? noish or more? no
Can trueword be split into two real words? no or more? no
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is trueword a noun? a proper noun? an adjective? verb? adverb? pronoun?

is it a word that English speaking people might use?
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is trueword a noun? this a proper noun? an adjective? verb? and this adverb? pronoun?

is it a word that English speaking people might use? yes
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Is the trueword something that is exactly the same in its noun and verb form? Such as "rank" or "drive"? Did your scrund apply to both noun and verb forms?
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Is the trueword something that is exactly the same in its noun and verb form? Such as "rank" or "drive"? not sure what you mean, but I believe so—they are spelled and pronounced the same Did your scrund apply to both noun and verb forms? yes
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does the noun describe an object? a feeling? a concept?
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does the noun describe an object? a feeling? a concept? this more than the others
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does the verb require an object?

is it something you do with your body?

is swearing relevant
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does the verb require an object? no, in fact ...

is it something you do with your body? no

is swearing relevant no
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Clarification: "does the verb require an object"--were you interpreting that as the action referred to BY the verb not requiring a material object? or did you understand it in the linguistic sense (i.e., whether the verb is transitive or intransitive)?

Does the scrundword contain another word within it? that you thought was related?
As an example, many people think that the word "sacrilegious" is actually "sacreligious" and comes from the word "religious".
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Clarification: "does the verb require an object"--were you interpreting that as the action referred to BY the verb not requiring a material object? or did you understand it in the linguistic sense (i.e., whether the verb is transitive or intransitive)? the verb requires no material possessions to accomplish and is also intransitive

Does the scrundword contain another word within it? yes that you thought was related? yope
As an example, many people think that the word "sacrilegious" is actually "sacreligious" and comes from the word "religious".
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Dye/dyes/die/dies/dice relevant?
Is the verb something a person can do? An object can do? An animal can do? Something that can be done by accident? On purpose?
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Dye/dyes/die/dies/dice relevant? no
Is the verb something a person can do? yes An object can do? no An animal can do? not under normal circumstances Something that can be done by accident? yes On purpose? yes
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Can it be done: anywhere? At any time? By anyone? If not: By babies? Children? Teens? Adults? Seniors? Is age relevant at all?
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Can it be done: anywhere? yope At any time? yope By anyone? see following If not: By babies? no, yes to rest Children? Teens? Adults? Seniors? Is age relevant at all? LAEFTR

Age is an implication, but there's one other requirement.
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Does it involve: speech? Thought? Seeing? Hearing? Walking? Some other mode of transportation? Does it require that something is missing?
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Whirligig

A bit off topic but something weird happened when I was archiving one of your solved puzzles and the puzzle name seems to have vanished.

It was the long running one about the composer Gounod and is in the Feb 2013 solved puzzles. Can you let me know the puzzle title and I'll add it in.

Thanks

Peter
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Does it involve: speech? YES Thought? yes Seeing? Hearing? this, to an extent Walking? no, but ... Some other mode of transportation? no, but ... Does it require that something is missing? no

Peter365: the puzzle in question is "Let it be?" It seems the puzzle has actually been split into two threads, one with the messages but no title and the other with the title but no messages.
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running?
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running? no, OTWT entirely
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Lay/lye/lie relevant? Is in the verb "lying"?
Speaking to: one person? Many? Oneself? Speaking in general? Sayign something specific?

Does it involve movement of other body parts than the mouth? If so: arms? Hands? Legs? Feet?
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limping? tripping up? kicking? dancing?
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I've corrected that now Whirligig. Not sure what i did there
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Lay/lye/lie relevant? Is in the verb "lying"? no
Speaking to: one person? possibly Many? possibly Oneself? usually not Speaking in general? yes, see previous Sayign something specific? yope

Does it involve movement of other body parts than the mouth? If so: arms? Hands? Legs? Feet? no to all

limping? tripping up? kicking? dancing? no to all
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Saying a specific sort of thing? If so: a question? an opinion? A fact? Speaking in a certain manner? Such as whispering? Shouting? Yelling?
Singing relevant?
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Saying a specific sort of thing? very vague question? If so: a question? possibly but probably not an opinion? possibly A fact? possibly Speaking in a certain manner? based on following, no Such as whispering? Shouting? Yelling?
Singing relevant? no
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Greeting? Saying goodbye? Mood of speaker relevant? Emotions conveyed in the speech relevant? Religion? Pray/prey?
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Greeting? Saying goodbye? Mood of speaker relevant? Emotions conveyed in the speech relevant? Religion? Pray/prey? no to all
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Are you referring to the fact that many people misspell the word misspell?
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Are you referring to the fact that many people misspell the word misspell? nice guess, but no
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using actual words? are the words relevant?

hiccoughing? coughing?
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using actual words? yes are the words relevant? vague question, but if I get what you mean, no

hiccoughing? coughing? not relevant
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Teaching? Having a conversation? Debate? Argument? Other two-way communication?
Preaching? Making a speech? Protesting? Proclaiming? Broadcasting? Other one-way communication?
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stuttering? speaking in a foreign language?
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Teaching? Having a conversation? this, no to others Debate? Argument? Other two-way communication?
Preaching? Making a speech? Protesting? Proclaiming? Broadcasting? Other one-way communication?

stuttering? speaking in a foreign language? no to both
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Having a conversation: about any subject? Is the word a synonym of "conversation"? Discussion?
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Having a conversation: about any subject? yope, explore Is the word a synonym of "conversation"? no Discussion? no
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gossip(p)ing? debating? arguing?
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gossip(p)ing? debating? arguing? no to all

it has to do with the subjects ...
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subjects as in royal subjects? or topics?
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subjects as in royal subjects? or topics? this
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having a conversation about a particular topic? or group of topics?
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having a conversation about a particular topic? no or group of topics? noish
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Is avoiding certain topics relevant? Is offending someone relevant? Getting offended?
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Is avoiding certain topics relevant? Is offending someone relevant? Getting offended? no to all
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I can haz recat?
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I can haz recat? I assume you mean a recap.

********** RECAP **********

This is about two words, scrundword and trueword. Scrundword is yopishly a real word itself (the term refers to the spelling and origin of trueword as I conceived). Scrundword sounds the same as trueword, but it has another word contained within it.

Trueword is a noun and verb referring to something relatively abstract that is done in a conversation and involves the topics of discussion.

Your goal is to determine the two spellings and origins (and the meaning).
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Does the true word have:
1 letter?
2 letters?
3 letters?
4 letters?
5 letters?
6 letters?
7 letters?
8 letters?
9 letters?
10 letters?
11 letters?
12 letters?
13 letters?
14 letters?
15 letters?
16 letters?
17 letters?
18 letters?
19 letters?
20 letters?
More?

Does the true word have any prefixes or affixes?
Is it plural? Have any double letters?

Does the true word start with:
A?
B?
C?
D?
E?
F?
G?
H?
I?
J?
K?
L?
M?
N?
O?
P?
Q?
R?
S?
T?
U?
V?
W?
X?
Y?
Z?
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Does the true word have:
1 letter?
2 letters?
3 letters?
4 letters?
5 letters? this
6 letters?
7 letters?
8 letters?
9 letters?
10 letters?
11 letters?
12 letters?
13 letters?
14 letters?
15 letters?
16 letters?
17 letters?
18 letters?
19 letters?
20 letters?
More?

Does the true word have any prefixes or affixes? no
Is it plural? Have any double letters? no to both

Does the true word start with:
A?
B?
C?
D?
E?
F?
G?
H?
I?
J?
K?
L?
M?
N?
O?
P?
Q?
R?
S? this
T?
U?
V?
W?
X?
Y?
Z?
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Is the true word SPEAK?

Does the scrund word have:
1 letter?
2 letters?
3 letters?
4 letters?
5 letters?
6 letters?
7 letters?
8 letters?
9 letters?
10 letters?
11 letters?
12 letters?
13 letters?
14 letters?
15 letters?
16 letters?
17 letters?
18 letters?
19 letters?
20 letters?
More?

Does the scrund word have any prefixes or affixes?
Is it plural? Have any double letters?

Does the scrund word start with:
A?
B?
C?
D?
E?
F?
G?
H?
I?
J?
K?
L?
M?
N?
O?
P?
Q?
R?
S?
T?
U?
V?
W?
X?
Y?
Z?
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Monday, August 12, 2013 - 9:39 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh, I think I know what it may be...

How to hint gently... is the scrundword a form of transportation?
Whirligig (Whirligig)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 5:21 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

SPEAK: No.

Scrundword: 6 letters, yopishly has a suffix, not plural, no double letters. starts with S.


Oh, I think I know what it may be...

How to hint gently... is the scrundword a form of transportation? I think you know it too.
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 12:08 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sorry to jump in, but is it "Segway" vs "segue"? Because if so, I had the same scrund until sometime this year...
Whirligig (Whirligig)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 5:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sorry to jump in, but is it "Segway" vs "segue"? Because if so, I had the same scrund until sometime this year... Didn't Biograd show up out of nowhere and steal a puzzle solve from you once?

********** SPOILER **********

For years, I thought that "Segway" (as in the mode of transportation) was the word being used when people said "segue," as in moving from one topic to another. I thought that the term originated from the transportation device and was a part of modern lingo (like "Google"). When I saw "segue" in print, I thought it was a different word pronounced "seg-yoo."

Balin used to be ne of my biggest question-askers, but he apparently had to wait this one out before showing up with the answer. Thanks to Liquizt, Shez, Noel, Galfisk, Hardcore, Cryptic, and Biograd too for helping it along! And thanks to Peter365 for distracting everyone with weird forum glitches!
Kalira (Kalira)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 6:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Forum glitches are always good fun. I kept feeling like I should ask something on this one, but I had no clue where it was going. That is an interesting spoiler though. And you definitely aren't the only one who once thought it was "seg-yoo" :-)
Balin (Balin)
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Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 9:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Didn't Biograd show up out of nowhere and steal a puzzle solve from you once?

Probably. And I thought "segue" was pronounced "seeg" before I was cured.
Biograd (Biograd)
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Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 6:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

There probably was a time, before seeing the word spelled, that I too thought "segue" had something to do with the English word "way", as in a pathWAY to a new topic.

But with the spelling, I assume it comes from the verb "to follow" in some language (because in Spanish it's "seguir")?

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