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Li He asked:

I heard that Moby Dick has a very rich vocabulary. I'm interested to read such a book to help me build up vocabulary. Can anyone tell me if the vocabulary in Moby Dick is relevant today? or is it mainly related to whaling jargons? Thanks!

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Alohaflower There is definitely some today vocabulary in there- but just as much whale jargon. You'll learn some words, but you'll probably learn even more about whaling in the 1800s.
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