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Word of the day!

Posted: July 6, 2011 in Word of the day

The world of words are so interesting, check this one!

What do you think catarrh means?  (Word’s spell check even knows this)

Here is a hint. Many people suffer from this in the winter!

Inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially of the respiratory tract, accompanied by excessive secretions.

I challenge you to use this word in a conversation this week! I bet it will get some attention!


Word of the Day

Posted: June 3, 2010 in Funnies, Word of the day

peculate \PEK-yuh-leyt\ , verb

1. to steal money or goods entrusted to one; embezzle

I think that meaning is wrong, thats how you make coffee!
How to make coffee.
Peculate (Embezzle) some ground coffee beans and water, and you get cofffee!!


Word of the day

Posted: June 1, 2010 in Word of the day

oleaginous \oh-lee-AJ-uh-nuhs\ , adjective;

If you get a good Idea, you are oleaginous……. no not really!

Here is the real meaning!
1. aving the nature or qualities of oil.
2. Containing oil.
3. Producing oil.

Some people do have oleaginous hair!  LOL!

Word of the day

Posted: May 25, 2010 in General, Word of the day

shivaree \SHIV-uh-ree\ , noun;

1. A mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, and other noisemakers given for a newly married couple

2. An elaborate, noisy celebration.

I know where you can use this word! when you are one of this Idols judges, and want to tell someone they dont sing very well, but don’t want them to know it, you can simply say. ” Your voice is like a shivaree!”

They might think it is a complement, but it isn’t. Hahaha!

Word of the day

Posted: May 21, 2010 in Word of the day

tarradiddle  \tair-uh-DID-uhl\ , noun;

1. A Petty Falsehood, a Fib
2. Pretentious nonsense

Try say this word 5 times really fast!

Word of the Day

Posted: May 20, 2010 in Word of the day

gastronome  \GAS-truh-nohm\ , noun;

Another really cool word I like, sounds so awesome! Sounds all big like space travel lingo!

1. A connoisseur of good food and drink.

I guess all the tasting may cause some BIG GAS!  It Gastronourmous!

Word of the day

Posted: May 19, 2010 in Word of the day

malapert \MAL-uh-purt\ , adjective;

1. Unbecomingly bold or saucy.