Barbara Boehm Miller
Fiction writer and creator of the character, Lola Rolls


Monday, October 26, 2020

The Nonce Word or Special Words for Special Times

A nonce word is defined as a word coined and used for a particular occasion or set of circumstances. The Steve Miller Band singing about the “pompatus of love” in that song, The Joker, is a good example– not to mention my personal favorite. (Full disclosure: For a long time, I thought it was the […]

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