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Collective Neologism of the Day

We’ve all been there, stuck, anomic, and ‘ummmmm’-ing, reaching desperately into the mnemonic depths of our skulls for a word which, as it turns out, just doesn’t exist – the collective noun for a group of collective nouns. 88 more words


Collective Noun of the Day

A misbelief of painters.

Be honest, who thought it was going to be ‘politicians’? I can’t say I blame you…

In the pre-Paintshop-Pro times of the Middle Ages, a painter or portraits, commissioned by some landed lady or gent, would deny from his canvas the crow’s feet, laughter lines and galliform gullets of his clientele. 56 more words


Thoughts on Stroke

It is a well know fact in medical circles that women tend to recover better after a stroke than men. This because females, from when they are a baby, tend to use both sides of their brain equally and sometimes at the same time so they find muti tasking easier than men who are usually fixated on one thing at a time (This not a feminist rant by the way!) 136 more words


Neologism of the Day

Byronic (bʌɪˈrɒnɪk) adj.

I. portmanteau of ‘Byron’ and ‘ironic’ ∴ romantically ironic or ironically romantic;
II. of or pertaining to Lord Byron or… 55 more words


Figured Usefully

She plucked flower from
the sunny sindoling garden
giving nobody in particular her
candriling chorus of soothing salty
layer of mendacious adamant liniment
of soothing linguistic balm… 170 more words


Less Wacky Than Last Night

Lover flowers implied parwise
has been my merimont rather
affecting me slidentally
one leg south west the other
laughing at the vilt morning
created for birds but havilled… 106 more words



“Trumpence.” What a funny word!
I can’t believe I haven’t heard
The noun before. What can it mean?
The context makes it sound obscene
But that may be a product of… 174 more words