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(pronounced bahn-vee-VAHNT) This fun, cheerful word is French (“But, of course!” said in an over-the-top accent), and it literally means “good liver.” Not in the organ sense, but in the sense of one who lives well. More distinctively, it

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(pronounced beh-NAN-zuh) If you were born prior to 1973, then the first thing that comes to mind when you hear this word is probably Example: Jennifer’s long-time friendship with her junior high soccer teammate miraculously ended up being a

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(pronounced bahnd) This tiny little word has a surprising large number of meanings, some physical and some intangible. And we’re only going to talk about those related to masonry, a.k.a. brick work. 1) As you might imagine, one meaning has