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Word Nerd: Flavel
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Word Nerd: Flavel
What’s the etymology behind Astoria’s most famous family?

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Word Nerd: Timber
Word Nerd: Timber
Why do we call it this?
Word Nerd: Navy
Word Nerd: Navy

Navy [ne•vi]

noun

1. a group of ships; a fleet, or a nation’s assembled ships of war and associated yards and facilities

2. a very dark blue

3. Navy Heights: an unincorporated...

Word Nerd: Nicolai
Word Nerd: Nicolai
Why is it called Nicolai Mountain?

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Word Nerd: Flavel
What’s the etymology behind Astoria’s most famous family?
Word Nerd: Jewell

By RYAN HUME

Jewell [dʒu• əl]

noun

1. This unincorporated community is located in Clatsop...