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Jun 21, 2013 (Ask Me Another)

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Those two little dots that get placed over vowels are known either as umlauts or diaereses. They're used to indicate that the vowel is pronounced in an unusual way, and sometimes they're used in people's names because they're foreign. Or pretentious. (Just ask AnaÔs Nin or ChloŽ Sevigny.) Puzzle guru Art Chung leads this final round full of double-dotted words.

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