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Charlie took to the written word like a fish takes to water. That is to say; they found themselves immersed in literature from before they were born. They've been known to tell their friends how they can still remember the passages their parents read to them when they were in utero - Emily Dickinson, Jane Austen, and a bit of Hunter S. Thompson thrown in to balance it out. Charlie keeps their feet wet, whether they're whipping up pithy one-liners to tease your brain or busy working on their second novel (the first one is available on Amazon under a pen name they refuse to disclose). You’re sure to get a kick out of giggle-worthy explanations and outrageous hints, and still come away feeling like you’ve just expanded your knowledge base.
Sometimes you’ll hear people say ‘Merica or ‘Murica instead of America. Perhaps surprisingly, this humorous non-standard pronunciation of the country’s name had its origins back in the early 19th century. According to Oxford Dictionaries, the word is “used especially to emphasize qualities regarded as stereotypically American, such as materialism or fervent patriotism.”
The true name America dates from the early 16th century. The proper noun used as a name for the United States is through to have derived from the Latin form of the name for America Vespucci, who sailed along the west coast of South America in 1501.
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