Maybe you missed it late last month (I almost did), but Oxford Dictionaries, the umbrella organization for a slew of English language reference works (among them the… 649 more words
4 days, 22 hours ago
In keeping with the book theme coz I’m in a rut
Polybookamist- someone who can’t commit to one book at a time
5 days, 20 hours ago
Bibendobibuli – Someone who gets drunk on books, and can actually pronounce that word.
1 week, 5 days ago
Slutesque a noun pronounced (SLUTESQ) is derived from slut and means to flatter someone without being sincere.
Example: Her behavior towards me was slutesque.
2 weeks, 3 days ago
You Knew What I Meant
First let me admit that one of my current crusades is to stamp out the phrase “relate to.” Particularly in literature classes, its use is pervasive and daunting: “I can relate to Hamlet.” “ 885 more words
2 weeks, 5 days ago
Grad School Vocab
A better word for “history,” or as I like to call it, “stories.”
According to Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., a man with a very complicated name, and the best Sci-Fi theoriest around: 98 more words
3 weeks, 1 day ago
“Nonmultiply – a vow of celibacy, see also – monkhood”
(@Abyssbrain – I told you I’d get to it! :D)
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