- From Middle English ikil, ykle, from Old English ġiċel ("icicle, ice"), from Proto-Germanic *jikilaz, *jekulaz (“piece of ice”), diminutive of Proto-Germanic *jekô (“lump of ice”), from Proto-Indo-European *eiǵ- (“icefloe, icicle”). Cognate with Low German Jäkel ("icicle"), Danish egel ("icicle"), Norwegian jøkel ("glacier, icesheet"), Icelandic jökull ("glacier") and probably Albanian akull ("ice") (Gheg okull). (Wiktionary)
“By the way, I've spent a lot of time living in the UK, and until Brian's email, I'd never heard of the word "ickle".”
“Why you dear good strange 'ickle' thing, you haven't been here for ages, but it IS a joy to see you and I do hope you've brought your doll!”
“Why not just go all the way and call her "ickle," dude?”
“Patriots 42 Broncos 7, 06:15 3rd Quarter: Brian Fleming emails: "If only ickle Timmy had done this in the regular season we'd have better draft picks.”
“45 MAGNIFICENT HORSES!" boast the organisers and, in fairness, the Shire horses, Arabians, Berbers and ickle wickle Shetland ponies on show are really quite something.”
“Does the ickle little angsty troll feel better now that someone paid it attention?”
“The national park is, of course, gorgeous, home to bats, cute ickle ponies and the odd nightjar.”
“The hysteria of the local second homers everytime someone shoots the poor ickle birdies for the pot beggars belief.”
“Ernest Norton, 67, who was pelted to death with stones and rocks at a south-east London leisure centre in February 2006 as he played with his son, does not enjoy the same protection as poor ickle Mr Fox.”
“However, that episode, in which Caprica Six and the other Cylons on-board Galactica were locked in the brig Helo is presumably still comatose, roughed up, and threatened to be raped, was followed up with an episode that included a tender moment between Caprica and "Daddy", cuddling at "home" in bed like little snugglemuffins, cooing over her ickle tummy wummy bump.”
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Words that end like pickle. Listed here because they're funny (because they end like pickle).
Inspired by madmouth's Ugh! list.
For those who wish no words were ever forgotten
My Favorite Words
Environmental Ice and Snow
(excluding all the food ice)
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