super-julia has looked up 672 words, created 16 lists, listed 1763 words, written 82 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 39 words.

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  • The OED also gives an alternate meaning of "a curled lock of hair on the temples." (correct me if I'm wrong..)

    April 16, 2013

  • Yes; just for the hodgepodge of things I heard or was entranced by there. ^__^

    July 29, 2011

  • Having to do with people's ears being slit open. No actually, it means "an ineffective bustle". I know it doesn't belong on this list (as it's British English), but I thought it sounded like something I'd hear in Georgia.

    July 29, 2011

  • Pussivanting - an ineffective bustle. After "poursuivanting".

    July 29, 2011

  • gals got boobies, guys got these.

    June 26, 2009

  • aka front butt.

    June 22, 2009

  • y'know, like terrific, but for words.

    March 12, 2009

  • also: mail which cannot be delivered because it is illegibly or incorrectly addressed. OED

    March 11, 2009

  • 1 in 18 humans has one...a third one that is. it can even be on the bottom of your foot.

    February 21, 2009

  • U.S. regional: The action of imitating the hooting of an owl, esp. to discover the whereabouts of birds when hunting them.

    February 13, 2009

  • dictionary.com entry: "a supernatural force believed by the Iroquois Indians to be present, in varying degrees, in all objects or persons, and to be the spiritual force by which human accomplishment is attained or accounted for."

    February 12, 2009

  • Librarian of Congress, 1864-1897.

    December 17, 2008

  • oh, i thought the "A" was for asexual..no room for them in this acronym?

    November 4, 2008

  • i was thinking more along the lines of boobs, but sure, whatever works... :)

    November 4, 2008

  • much like fisticuffs, only with a certain other part of the anatomy.

    November 3, 2008

  • Dutch spiced sweet bread..very tasty.

    October 13, 2008

  • a race of people living half-in, half-out of a sea of books, as evinced by this strip.

    September 12, 2008

  • The lash of a whip. (OED)

    August 31, 2008

  • the antithesis to couch potato, according to my roommate..

    August 31, 2008

  • see the post on BibliOdyssey...

    August 24, 2008

  • "a form of elective mutism in which s.one/s.thing is able or willing to speak only at night"
    ~ Christopher Foyle, Foyle's Philavery.
    not to be confused with nyctophobia.

    August 24, 2008

  • UGH. is this even for real..?

    May 13, 2008

  • yay! the 666th word on my main list.

    April 30, 2008

  • I must have copied this out wrong..should be nil desperandum. Thanks to a certain Mr. Eugene Ehrlich for setting me straight.
    *embarrassed, but refuses to ghost it..*

    April 28, 2008

  • if you care to see it in japanese.. 物�?�哀れ

    March 25, 2008

  • the kind you wear and/or the kind you play.

    March 7, 2008

  • this phrase always reminds me of that song, "Sam Stone"..

    February 28, 2008

  • don't forget ass shakin'! (_/_) (_|_) (_\_)

    February 21, 2008

  • combining form of sleep "somni-" + french "to sing" = singing in one's sleep. that's my story and i'm stickin' to it.

    February 16, 2008

  • deep sea monster? giant squid? the enigmatic Bloop abides.

    February 14, 2008

  • "Strange things are afoot at the Circle K."
    ~ Ted

    February 13, 2008

  • "Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song
    A medley of extemporanea
    And love is a thing that can never go wrong
    and I am Marie of Romania."
    ~ Dorothy Parker

    February 12, 2008

  • A legendarium is a collection of legends. This obscure medieval Latin noun originally referred mainly to texts detailing legends of the lives of saints...The legendarium form is still found in several European languages, and was in occasional use in the English language when J.R.R. Tolkien used it to refer to his fictional writings about Middle-earth.
    ~ Wikipedia

    February 9, 2008

  • yes, i think so reesetee, indeed. though i think it could be anything, even furniture; a tolkien scholar can correct me on that.. and i'm glad it was you that made the foot joke, now gangerh won't get mad at me... ; )

    February 9, 2008

  • i imagine it sort of like tribbles, just multiplying exponentially over and under and tucked away inside of.. a far more toothsome word than clutter, to my mind. : )

    February 9, 2008

  • "Anything that Hobbits had no immediate use for, but were unwilling to throw away, they called a mathom. Their dwellings were apt to become rather crowded with mathoms, and many of the presents that passed from hand to hand were of that sort."
    ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

    February 9, 2008

  • ...is "forecastle deck" some kind of double entendre?

    February 7, 2008

  • Samoas ftw, hands down! ; )

    January 31, 2008

  • "The palavery kind of Southerners; all that slushy gush on the surface, and no sensibilities whatever - a race without consonants and without delicacy."
    ~ My Mortal Enemy, Willa Cather.

    January 31, 2008

  • aw shucks, yarb! thanks. : )
    *ears turning red*

    January 30, 2008

  • you are only a wicked young lady for making me eat all those cookies...!
    pü on shü forever!
    <3

    January 30, 2008

  • "Mr. Potato Head is now mobile."
    how could you let him get behind the wheel..?! he's still doing community service for his last DUI...

    January 30, 2008

  • Cedrus deodara. The name "deodar" is derived from modern Indian language derivatives of the Sanskrit name 'devdar', meaning "timber of the gods". ~Wikipedia

    January 29, 2008

  • amazing. truly amazing.

    January 28, 2008

  • thanks for the names! : )
    i'm debating about adding "pussy galore" though, misterpolly, as i was trying to keep it strictly nonfictional personages...

    January 28, 2008

  • "...the self titled 'Lord Commander of the Earth Protectorate'. He claims to have killed more than ten aliens by chopping their heads off."
    ~ Wikipedia, of course.

    January 28, 2008

  • wow, this list has really taken on a life of its own..! you kids have thought of all the good ones..! : )

    January 28, 2008

  • yarb, glad i'm not the only one taking surreptitious whiffs of the new hardbacks at work.. er.. ; )

    January 26, 2008

  • wow! wordies truly are the bee's knees! : ) (mind if i use bibliosmophiliac? not into fetishes....................)

    January 26, 2008

  • might i be terribly bold and co-opt this word to put forth a question to all those illustrious and knowledgeable wordies out there?

    i'd like to know if there is a word to describe a person who loves the smell of books..?

    January 26, 2008

  • �?�?�ん�?�ん】(anshin) peace of mind; i say it like a mantra for no worries..

    January 26, 2008

  • (tampopo) dandelion.
    (and also a lovely movie by juzo itami.)

    January 26, 2008

  • �?�?��?�ゅ�??�?��?�ん】(toshukuuken) empty-handed.

    January 26, 2008

  • apologies for an even longer delay - work so gets in the way of wordieness! and actually i guess it should have been "chain" not "so on"...oops!

    January 25, 2008

  • ah! forgive me, my synapses do not quite catch things as fast as all that.
    so on and so forth?

    January 25, 2008

  • gangerh, i've opened the list, so feel free to add more if you are so inclined! : )

    January 25, 2008

  • thanks! : )

    January 25, 2008

  • "Thus is born a new criminal mastermind wielding the unstoppable battle combo of googly antennae, nostril blasts, and nectar-based weaponry.

    Note too, the disconnect between the lead character's name in the title and the story. Alternately called B-Man, Bee-Man and the Bee throughout, his name is just one of the many bad ingredients in this failure casserole."

    lifted shamelessly from the very astute Brian Hughes' To Be Bee-Man or Not To Be Bee-Man...

    January 25, 2008

  • was it the bendy kind?

    January 24, 2008

  • hey!! ^__^

    January 23, 2008

  • reesetee, too bad you can't get a stamp for "meat bread"..(or maybe you can, mwahaha.)

    January 23, 2008

  • ha ha! and i love how they just throw "fish" in with veal/lamb/fowl (sic). because fish clearly falls under one of those three categories..

    January 23, 2008

  • only $6 bucks at this site. they don't appear to carry my other favorite though - fatback.

    January 23, 2008

  • they were rather intimidating..! but the meat stamps were fun. stamping "rump roast" on random people's orders always brought a tear to my eye..

    *nostalgically gazes into space*

    January 23, 2008

  • i worked at an abattoir that had been converted into a print shop for gig posters. they left the hooks up. it was very becoming for the rock n' roll lifestyle, i thought.

    January 23, 2008

  • yes, the same goes for me with blue suburban sky..drat! :P

    January 22, 2008

  • "Use makes perfectnesse."

    January 22, 2008

  • my apologies for being redundant if this has already been brought to light.. but whenever i click on the "random word" feature, it returns with a "nobody is listing 'such-and-such', why don't you" message instead of a listed word. is it just my computer?

    January 22, 2008

  • well yes; but after a long road trip to austin from whence i garnered the phrase, i felt more than a little road hard, and also crumpled, like laundry that'd been put away while still wet. totally innocuous, my version...

    January 22, 2008

  • hee! well, they were fairly minimalist, so yes!

    January 19, 2008

  • i'm adopting this (ghost), as they were an awesome band..

    January 19, 2008

  • momo is peach in japanese. either way maybe she was just hungry.

    January 18, 2008

  • government documents are so full of these, it makes me think the government is fond of being wasteful or something.. naw...

    January 18, 2008

  • it's okay. ukulele makes up for it. almost. ;)

    January 18, 2008

  • no, you've said it, you've gone and said the word..i..can't..stand..earworm!! and now look, you've made me say it, too.. oh, it's just too awful..
    *shaking head i can't hear you la la la*

    January 18, 2008

  • i'm so happy!! *sniff*

    January 18, 2008

  • flavenoids really must come home with me. i mean, i've already got the crib set up on my -oids list and everything...

    January 18, 2008

  • indeed it is! and it is also the word i had the hardest time with in my hula lessons with my grandmother. it's in the song, "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua Hawaii".

    January 17, 2008

  • my great-grandmother was fond of saying she was going to have a fit and fall in it, though i'm not sure if that's something she made up herself..?

    January 17, 2008

  • and also brains through thy nostrils by means of an iron hook, no?

    January 17, 2008

  • i know, i'm sorry...! (heeee..)

    January 17, 2008

  • well, i think it's rabbit..comes in a bottle you can buy at your local hair supply store i think. fulla' nutrients and the like. or so she says... ;)

    January 17, 2008

  • oh. well, that's cool, it's good fertilizer, right? my roommate puts rabbit placenta in her hair. but it kinda grosses me out when she does that. lil'bit.

    January 15, 2008

  • aw, thanks! placenta is actually one of the few p-words that i dislike... but definitely the others!

    January 15, 2008

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  • Me too! I also believe in Santa Fox and The Easter Bilby.

    February 6, 2013

  • I still want to believe! Come back and make some more of your wondrous lists.

    February 6, 2013

  • I'm beginning to believe.

    March 18, 2011

  • Honestly? I could go either way. Belief is a tough thing.

    January 31, 2008

  • I believe in you too!

    January 30, 2008

  • I believe in you!

    January 30, 2008