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Look at a word long enough to not seem like a word anymore, then sounding weird.

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  • My most recent one was 'sock' for some reason
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  • OMFG, this is my life right here. I know exactly what you're talking about! I have tried explaining this phenomenon to many people, but have never successfully made someone understand. A tricky word: HORSE.
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  • The French have a name for this. It's called Jamais Vous
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  • dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog dog what's that
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  • Wonder why the letter W is not called a Y. And the like better Y is not called a Yay, or similar.
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  • Water is a pretty wierd word.
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  • Both is a good one.
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  • Wow, I do this too!!!! I had no idea it was even a common phenomenon until I stumbled across this post. I wasn't even looking for this in particular, I was just browsing the site! Again, wow!
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  • Sometimes i see a word a word alot and i want to comment something on facebook or forum and i think "is that even a word lol" and i google it and check even if it's obvious and simple as "book"
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  • PERSON
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  • London. Just STARE AT IT. It starts to seem like a really weird word. (No offense meant to the country or band.)
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  • It's called "semantic satiation." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_satiation
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