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  • Padded face hole.

    July 29, 2008

  • A plinth, yes, a plinth.

    July 28, 2008

  • Gravenstavel..
    passchendaele...

    July 28, 2008

  • meow

    July 24, 2008

  • Ferret romance.

    July 23, 2008

  • Heaven knows I've tried to discipline these people Brook, but it's been like trying to herd cats. Wordies, as you've discovered, are anarchical.

    July 23, 2008

  • Anyone heard 'bout
    gravenstavel??

    July 23, 2008

  • YES, HAVEN'T YOU NOTICED?????

    July 22, 2008

  • 0_o
    Does everyone just come here to talk about random things????

    July 22, 2008

  • *is hoping no internecine wars break out, wordish or otherwise*

    July 21, 2008

  • Oh bilby, you are so droll!

    July 14, 2008

  • Aww. He is kinda furry. Can't be all bad *huggles sionnach*

    July 14, 2008

  • Tes, thanks c_b. I'm all better again now. Merci.

    July 14, 2008

  • He seems excitable bilby. Isn't that a sign of an Al-Flickr operative?
    Talk to you all in the morning.

    July 14, 2008

  • Sionnach, are you okay?

    July 14, 2008

  • OK. Let's just nip this in the bud right now. I object strenuously to having my ID being placed in quotes, as if in an attempt to create different classes of Wordie members, even as an obvious joke.

    While I understand that palooka is just joking, the fact of the matter is that pseudo-militaristic word "games" don't really float my boat. Something for which I make no particular apology.

    I will refrain from further comment, critical or otherwise, on this particular topic.

    July 14, 2008

  • palooka, sir, sionnach is not a marsupial. I do not do recon on umbillically-fixated, coop-crawling, toilet-brush-tailed canid miscreants. That would be beyond me. Marsupial Recon is not a Haz-Mat equipped unit, sir.

    July 14, 2008

  • Hmmm, I went through my intelligence files bilby & this billb person seems to be ok. It's just coincidental his name is similar to yours.

    I'm starting to wonder about "sionnach" though. He isn't showing a lot of respect for our Wordie First Expeditionary Battalion ("First in Words, First in Word Battles") members.
    What does Marsupial Recon have on sionnach?

    July 14, 2008

  • Hmmm. That umbilical envy must be really gnawing, to make someone go to the lengths of creating a fake faux-wordie identity, just for the purpose of "exposing" it. Why not just call him Ern Malley and have him submit "faux-poetry"? It would be the continuation of a glorious tradition.

    deSelby ID, but decides against it, because I have a navel and a life'>Ponders setting up a fake deSelby ID, but decides against it, because I have a navel and a life

    July 14, 2008

  • bilby of Marsupial Recon reporting, sir. I have detected an attempt to infiltrate the ranks with a trojan bilby! An obvious impostor! clam , of all things to say in your only comment on Wordie. A real bilby would never say clam ... life in the desert is eternally clamless, sir. The marsupial mountebank! I therefore deduce he is carrying WMD, an operative of Al-Flickr and a threat to the stability and good order of the Wordieverse as we know it.

    July 14, 2008

  • Chained_Bear's right about the over-running of Alincarman. I wasn't issuing commands or directing the tactical operations, so it was more of a unplanned guerilla operation than an organized military seige.
    In fact I received no commendations or ribbons for Alincarman.

    But contrary to sionnach's assertions, it was a fine show of Wordie firepower.

    July 14, 2008

  • Despite the popular nomenclature, there is a set of classifications for armed word wars. While the action at Alincarman was not a pitched battle with clearly defined military forces in opposition, it was definitely a riot.

    July 14, 2008

  • Oh, thou olde whippersnapper! :-)
    (whatever it means)

    July 13, 2008

  • You can hardly consider the Alincar Initiative your finest hour, folks. I just took a look over there, and it reminds me of nothing so much as the aftermath of the lexical equivalent of a poorly supervised LSD ingestion experiment.

    July 13, 2008

  • Thank you, jenn. Wordie needs TEN historians.

    July 13, 2008

  • Cool. Pro is the newest Wordie historian. Welcome to the dept.

    July 13, 2008

  • Wait! That one was not a war.
    It was a pacific conquest, as "Any word list its open!!!" can be considered an invitation to add anything you want.

    July 13, 2008

  • The Battle of Alincarman was fought at Any words List Its open!! by a platoon of 10 Wordies. I'm not sure what ordinal number this Word War this was; Word War historians will be debating this for years.

    July 13, 2008

  • Ohh yeah! Was it on his profile or list? Do you have a link?

    July 13, 2008

  • What about alincarman?

    July 13, 2008

  • I nominate Prolagus as official Wordie Historian.

    July 13, 2008

  • (Also known as the Wordie treatment.)

    Word War I was fought around March 2008, on mi-vox's profile. Quoting Yarbo the elder, we can define it as a (...) discursive, almost literary (...) bombing that soon moved to mi-vox's list.

    Unlike the first one, which can be considered defensive (see also Wordie's Arsenal for Civil Defunse), Word Wars II and III were attackive and merciless (twice, since Mercy didn't participate).

    Word War II broke out in June 2008, on an ingenuous Greetings list, whose inexperienced creator forgot to close the list after him.

    Just a few days later, a new conflict (Word War III) broke out on poor Waldo's list.

    Finally, Word War IV, the only one the Author personally experienced, was fought in July 2008, in response to a Majuscule awesome typo provocation as you can see on Teh battelground.

    July 13, 2008