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Re: acronyms (was Re: REALLY OT:...)



Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:

> Michael Pobega wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Wow, thanks for that Raju. This dict program is really going to save
>> me a lot of time googling things :D
> 
> You are welcome! Little programs like this really make the linux
> experience wonderful! One of the drawbacks of dict is that there is no way
> (I think) to search for idioms. For example, I cannot search for
> 
> $ dict "a bird in hand is worth two in the bush"
> 
> For those kind of things I use www.wiktionary.org . Install google's
> toolbar in iceweasel and add a custom search for wiktionary, wikipedia for
> more quicker way of finding about stuff.

It would be really badass if dict could search against Wiktionary.  Does
Wiktionary need to run a dictionary server to make this happen?




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