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(pronounced GRI-fun)

This word describes an arresting mythological creature having the body of a lion and the wings and head of an eagle. In some versions, the beast’s chest is that of an eagle as

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(pronounced GRAH-meht)

Not to be confused with the lovable British claymation dog,

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(pronounced GRAH-to)

Grottos (or, if you prefer, grottoes), quite simply, are cool. Though we know for a fact that they creep some people out (the word, after all, has its origins from the word “grotesque”),

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More commonly referred to as GFCI, a ground-fault circuit interrupter, but you commonly hear people just use GFI. You’ve probably noticed them before (think of the little red “reset” and “test” buttons) because these devices are

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(pronounced gil-LOSH or gee-YOSH – a “hard g” in both cases)

A very mellifluous noun – from the French, as you might have guessed – meaning a decorative pattern made up of multiple interlacing curved

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(pronounced JIP-sehm bord)

See drywall.