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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-03-29 issue of The Observer which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-29).

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53316 tokens ‧ 41929 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 6859 types ‧ 58 (~ 0.846%) words before cleaning ‧ 

2009-03-29[edit]

  1. betargeted
  2. cuddliness
    • 2009 March 29, Elizabeth Day, “Cuddly queen of the breakfast sofa”, The Observer:
      Her physical appearance accentuated her cuddliness, giving her a vulnerability that both viewers and interviewees could relate to.
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  3. dail *
    • 2009 March 29, Henry McDonald, “Taxes must rise - but fairly, says Labour”, The Observer:
      He claimed that the taoiseach, Brian Cowen, told him in the dail that unemployment could rise to more than 450,000 by the end of the year.
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  4. doner
  5. flavourising
  6. gloomers
    • 2009 March 29, Gaby Hinsliff, “Caught in the caring trap between kids and parents”, The Observer:
      These "baby gloomers" supporting their families at both ends may also be jeopardising their own old age by doing so - research by the wealth managers Hargreaves Lansdown last month calculated that 45-year-olds who set aside £250 a month to help their own parents instead of investing it in their own retirement savings would forgo up to £100,000 of their own future pension pot.
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  7. goodliness
  8. homeworking
    • 2009 March 29, Gaby Hinsliff, “Caught in the caring trap between kids and parents”, The Observer:
      Carers already have a legal right to request flexible working hours, but some firms also now offer paid or unpaid leave for emergencies: the telecoms giant BT has begun a trial allowing homeworking in very short bursts, such as half an hour at a time, to fit around caring responsibilities.
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  9. ists
    • 2009 March 29, Kevin McKenna, “That's enough men leaning on shovels”, The Observer:
      Not the obsession with the isms and the ists of Balls, Miliband, Cooper and Alexander and their acolytes.
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  10. mandamenti *
    • 2009 March 29, Tom Kington, “Mafia-hunter who needs bodyguards to visit his office coffee machine”, The Observer:
      To explain who "they" are, Luciani pulls out a map of the province, which is split into four mafia zones of control or "mandamenti", each with its own boss who in turn rules over local clans, 20 listed in all in a province with a population of 287,000.
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  11. namechecks
  12. normalities
    • 2009 March 29, “Your letters”, The Observer:
      My aim is to ease difficult subjects into the living room and make children aware of normalities beyond their own experience, giving them a voice.
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  13. odourprint
  14. pearlwort
    • 2009 March 29, Paul Kelbie, “Hope blossoms in garden of Shetland”, The Observer:
      From April to August, a succession of wildflowers brightens the landscape including rare varieties of frog orchid, creeping willow, water aven, knotted pearlwort and lesser twayblade.
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  15. pizzo *
  16. polygamised
    • 2009 March 29, Catherine Bennett, “Well, would you believe it? The Queen hailed as feminist heroine”, The Observer:
      Both men will be aware that, at the very least, this would institutionalise the treatment of Muslim women as second-class citizens, allowing them to be divorced or polygamised out of sight, in circumstances that would be difficult for them to escape.
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  17. rollcall
    • 2009 March 29, Heather Stewart and Toby Helm, “'The leaders must explain how they'll tackle this catastrophe'”, The Observer:
      David Blanchflower, the labour economist who sits on the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, has suggested the government may need to spend up to £90bn, to create 750,000 jobs, as the cost would be far less than that of supporting millions more on the rollcall of long-term jobless.
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  18. skirr
  19. supertax
    • 2009 March 29, “For the record”, The Observer:
      "Cameron faces backlash for supporting supertax" (News, last week) described Jan Peter Balkenende as "the Norwegian prime minister".
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  20. swipecards
    • 2009 March 29, Denis Campbell, “Doctors' swipecards 'spread infections'”, The Observer:
      "Security swipecards and scanners are contaminated with, and may therefore act as a reservoir for, pathogenic bacteria implicated in hospital-acquired infection," said Robert Greatorex, senior author of the study that was published in the Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
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  21. tada *
  22. talkfests
  23. twayblade
    • 2009 March 29, Paul Kelbie, “Hope blossoms in garden of Shetland”, The Observer:
      From April to August, a succession of wildflowers brightens the landscape including rare varieties of frog orchid, creeping willow, water aven, knotted pearlwort and lesser twayblade.
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  24. unhesitant
    • 2009 March 29, “My week: William Boyd”, The Observer:
      There are tremendous Schiele drawings in the Leopold, exhibiting a graphic line of complete confidence - bold and unhesitant.
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  25. unstarry
    • 2009 March 29, Elizabeth Day, “Cuddly queen of the breakfast sofa”, The Observer:
      Britton appeared unstarry, unfazed by the curious semi-fame that came alongside the brightly coloured sofas and nationwide phone-ins.
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  1. aub
  2. windaes
    • 2009 March 29, Kevin McKenna, “That's enough men leaning on shovels”, The Observer:
      It was a battle, though, that was lost when 1960s town planners were allowed by local government to erect new estates, fill them with 10-storey, brick portable buildings, call them modern homes and cram as much of the poor urban dwellers into streets that Billy Connolly once called "deserts wi' windaes".
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