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Jul 25, 2010

I make constant use of the built in dictionary.I am reading quite a long book (The Shadow of the Wind)' and now that I am on page 270 out of aprox. 600, everytime I double tap a word to access its definition, it takes around 5 seconds for the dictionary book to show up. The weird thing is that it doesnt happen when I perform the same action on the first 100 pages of the book, for example - it is really way snappier then.Is it a bug or can I do something about it?

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