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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-03-01 issue of The Observer which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-01).

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2009-03-01[edit]

  1. altermodern
    • 2009 March 1, Nick Cohen, “Nick Cohen: Why the Tate's posing curator is so passé”, The Observer:
      Unfortunately, it won't only be the admirers of Monsieur Bourriaud, living in an "altermodern globalised cultural state", and delivering state-sponsored radicalism at taxpayers' expense, who will suffer, but those who provide and rely on decidedly old-fashioned local services.
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  2. autocutie
  3. digitalisation
  4. exasperatedly
    • 2009 March 1, Amy Jenkins, “Where are Britain's drama queens?”, The Observer:
      They might watch the programme as a kind of spectator sport - to see what the ladies are wearing this week and to splutter exasperatedly at the idea that a woman who has just had her first child might be getting up in the middle of the night, not to feed or settle or pace, but to get into a cocktail dress and go out to a bar and pick up men.
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  5. hippyish
  6. inexpressibility
  7. leblouh
  8. leopardskin
  9. onfield
  10. oversubscription
    • 2009 March 1, Polly Curtis, “School place lotteries may be scrapped”, The Observer:
      Until we can get to good schools where there isn't a concentration of oversubscription then there is always going to be disappointment."
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  11. postwoman
    • 2009 March 1, Tom Kington, “Who now can stop the slow death of Venice?”, The Observer:
      As the local population dwindles, the tourists are slowly killing off the same Venice street life that they dream of witnessing close up, said postwoman Orietta Sinibaldi, 50.
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  12. quayside
    • 2009 March 1, Tom Kington, “Who now can stop the slow death of Venice?”, The Observer:
      Once a week Scibilia orders vegetables from an Excel file emailed by the vegetable-growers on the lagoon island of St Erasmus and joins a queue on the quayside to pick up her order when the boat comes in. "
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  13. sestiere *
    • 2009 March 1, Tom Kington, “Who now can stop the slow death of Venice?”, The Observer:
      Matteo Secchi passed this way as a child, en route from his home sestiere, or neighbourhood, of Cannaregio, to see Venezia play football at the stadium built at the tip of the city. "
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  14. stretchmarks
  15. totted
    • 2009 March 1, Tom Kington, “Who now can stop the slow death of Venice?”, The Observer:
      At the Casino, housed in a palazzo perched on the Grand Canal, organisers totted up the numbers: one million visitors; hotels 95% full and 100,000 packed into St Mark's Square to watch a woman dressed in white wings descend on a wire from the bell tower of St Mark's Basilica.
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  16. totting
    • 2009 March 1, Tom Kington, “Who now can stop the slow death of Venice?”, The Observer:
      And then there are the growing number of Venetians such as Matteo Secchi, the combative son of a Venetian wine merchant, who has been totting up some alarming numbers of his own.
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  17. travelgate
    • 2009 March 1, Alex Duval Smith, “Winnie set for shock comeback to ANC politics”, The Observer:
      The opposition Democratic Alliance said it would demand a clear ruling on Madikizela-Mandela's eligibility from the IEC. The party also criticised the ANC for nominating MPs implicated in the "travelgate" scandal, over the use of professional travel vouchers for personal trips by dozens of parliamentarians.
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  18. twerpish
  19. unchipped

Sequestered[edit]

  1. cirl
  2. zayar
  3. tebtath
  4. lekhwassar
  5. mbelha
  6. tagiapiere - spelling mistake - tagliapietre
    • 2009 March 1, Tom Kington, “Who now can stop the slow death of Venice?”, The Observer:
      There used to be a lot more of us tagiapiere round here," he said, "but annual deaths in the Lagoon are now just 1,200 a year, 30% down on 20 years ago."
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