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Word Poll

Yep, it's another one of my tedious "Call Your Bluff" type word polls. Don't use the dictionary, check the poll results so far, or look at the comments before filling out the poll as that's cheating and will put you on Santa Claus' naughty list.

What do you think "bloviate" means?

To write in a diary
1(3.8%)
To milk a cow
5(19.2%)
To write verbosely
16(61.5%)
To distract a person
2(7.7%)
Other (please comment)
2(7.7%)

What do you think "salmagundi" means?

A baby salmon
0(0.0%)
A combination of cold meats
9(33.3%)
A tribal throwing stick
9(33.3%)
A type of tea
6(22.2%)
Other (please comment)
3(11.1%)

What do you think "claque" means?

People hired to applaud
8(29.6%)
Part of a clapperboard
3(11.1%)
The part inside a bell
14(51.9%)
People who aren't part of a clique
1(3.7%)
Other (please comment)
1(3.7%)

What words have had you reaching for the dictionary recently?

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