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  • It's like which see with bearnaise sauce.

    December 15, 2018

  • Making of: Makeupman v Preditor.

    December 15, 2018

  • The underworld of true crime enthusiasts is a dark and creepy place. Foot scrapings, broken TVs, pubic hair and even penis tracings - it's all for sale, as long as it's connected to a crime or a notorious killer.

    . . .

    Although Mullins is just a collector, the industry built up around selling this so-called murderabilia is booming, aided in part by the ease of internet sales . . ..

    Keri Blakinger, A Look at the Weirdest and Creepiest Murderabilia, Houston Chronicle (July 10, 2017)

    December 14, 2018

  • cannabis + agriculture

    Ryan B. Stoa, Marijuana Appellations: The Case for Cannabicultural Designations of Origin, 11 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 513-539 (2017)

    December 14, 2018

  • cannabis + agricultural

    Ryan B. Stoa, Marijuana Appellations: The Case for Cannabicultural Designations of Origin, 11 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 513-539 (2017)

    December 14, 2018

  • Heard on Jeopardy, means "loss of heat". I found it in some books on Google but I can't find it in a dictionary, just medical texts.

    December 14, 2018

  • Fell facts: They are not technically true, but you just feel they are.

    December 14, 2018

  • Becloaks is the word I looked up. Word Cheats told me they use your information. I can’t find it on you website.

    Thanx

    Neysa McFarland

    December 14, 2018

  • I wonder whether Predator had a preditor.

    December 14, 2018

  • Great ending!

    December 14, 2018

  • You’d hardly believe it, just what furor

    Was stirred by that tuneless loud quatuor!

    Hell’s recesses shook

    In every dark nook;

    The doors blew off and bats flew o’er.

    December 14, 2018

  • At beauty fests times immemorial

    He claimed rights visitatorial

    And cheekily breached

    The dressing room niche

    As though he had privilege seigneurial.

    December 14, 2018

  • Another tough rhymer.

    December 14, 2018

  • ox-team ?

    December 14, 2018

  • From the pronunciation guidance I find it rhymes with mock steam, but I have not found a true two-syllable, one-word rhyme.

    December 14, 2018

  • rhymes with box mime

    December 14, 2018

  • Computer gaming - refers to the Desert Eagle pistol in a computer game.

    December 14, 2018

  • See bogue.

    December 13, 2018

  • "One who brings persons into a place or condition of restraint, in order to subject them to swindling, forced labor, or the like; especially, one who, for a commission, supplies recruits for the army or sailors for ships by nefarious means or false inducements; a decoy; a kidnapper. Such practices have been suppressed in the army and navy, and made highly penal in connection with merchant ships."

    -- From The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

    December 13, 2018

  • The words found under "same context" are fantastic:

    67-year-old

    abstinent

    arvernian

    be-ribboned

    chid

    crutched

    curmudgeonly

    ever-popular

    ever-youthful

    gray-uniformed

    moire

    n'est-ce

    natural-born

    nursemaid

    pro-german

    rebuffingthe

    shrivelled-up

    unfrocked

    vivant

    yellow-bearded

    your

    December 13, 2018

  • I'm going to stop procrastinating tomorrow.

    December 13, 2018

  • But first, coffee

    December 13, 2018

  • *purrz*

    December 13, 2018

  • Wiktionary now being edited by lolcats.

    December 13, 2018

  • Just where might you look for a wallaby

    Or find a big prairie dog colony?

    What habitats boast

    The least and the most

    And why, is the realm of chorology.

    December 13, 2018

  • Rhymes with ...

    December 12, 2018

  • Also heiduk.

    December 12, 2018

  • What's for dinner tonight? A few tacxx, a burritx with salsx, nachxx or a great big enchiladx with jalapenx? I know these are gringx choices, but hey, I'll wash it down with tequilx.

    December 12, 2018

  • Cute word.

    December 12, 2018

  • Probably the origin of trickle.

    December 12, 2018

  • Surely there can't be too many etymologies that trace back to individual horses.

    December 12, 2018

  • Nice work!

    December 12, 2018

  • Fennel.

    December 12, 2018

  • Sometimes I wish we had more search options. For example if I wanted to find more words that had Choctaw origins.

    December 12, 2018

  • 'A person full of crotchets'

    December 12, 2018

  • Raw water...is it gluten free?

    December 12, 2018

  • In the matter of Moses’s toes

    Just what may the scholar suppose?

    The text could be comical

    Or else anatomical.

    He’d better define the skopos.

    Any unfamiliar with the matter of Moses’s toes can be enlightened at this link:

    https://youtu.be/cQLnrBxVw3M

    December 12, 2018

  • In looking back at this list, I don't think most of these words will be used much in 10 years from now.

    looking up 'it me' shows low usage. I haven't heard 'zaddy' in months.

    I think the shout clap emoji and cryptojacking will be around 10 years from now.

    December 12, 2018

  • So, cake, obviously. But also Witter Bynner, who appears in the index of a book I've been reading--even though he's nowhere in the text--and who apparently wrote a play called Cake as revenge against Mabel Dodge Luhan. (See https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Witter_Bynner&oldid=867008750)

    December 11, 2018

  • Yum! In Latvian, the word for cake sounds a bit like "kooks."

    December 11, 2018

  • One of the nicest Swedish deserts is a big sponge cake coated in whipped cream and studded with strawberries. In my wife’s family this is called by a name that translates to “maternal grandmother’s cake” but phonetically it is “murmur’s caca.” This give pause to those who are first introduced to it.

    December 11, 2018

  • Delightful! I accept.

    Should we make a party? I could probably whip up some fufluns.

    December 11, 2018

  • The word 'ka-plow' is an Onomatopoeia which usually can be found in Comic books imitating the sound of a punch, or perhaps an explosion.

    December 11, 2018

  • Compare freshie.

    December 11, 2018

  • Far be it from me to lit-crit

    The chronicles of reptiles, one bit

    But a saltie, so fond

    Of Darwin's sewage pond,

    Became notorious as a big croc of sh*t

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-23/sewerage-ponds-twitcher-feathers-ruffled-crocodile-leanyer/5214928

    December 11, 2018

  • You deserve a head of cabbage.

    December 11, 2018

  • "From Middle English cake, from Old Norse kaka ("cake") . . . ."

    Remind me to think twice before I call something a "piece of cake."

    December 11, 2018

  • All these pepparkakors and finska kakors and shortcakes and piparkūkas have me wondering (yet again) about the etymology for cake.

    December 11, 2018

  • A chest for valuables

    December 11, 2018

  • You're something of a nut stud, aren't you?

    December 11, 2018

  • My ancient Betty Crocker cookbook calls these "Nut-studded butter strips from Finland."

    December 11, 2018

  • Ooh, bilby bilby, it's a wild world.

    December 11, 2018

  • Oh! I wonder whether they're like Latvian piparkūkas.

    December 11, 2018

  • The forms of address can get messy

    When croc and newcomer are freshie.

    I’d stumble, by gosh,

    ‘Cause we call them frosh

    And ‘gators are what might distress me.

    December 11, 2018

  • Was popular in Australia long before Irwin.

    December 11, 2018

  • Oh, we have freshies too.

    December 11, 2018

  • Old crocs that are cruising the Nile

    To Aussie eyes look juvenile.

    They are mighty paltry

    Compared to a saltie

    And prosaically fluviatile.

    December 11, 2018

  • When Katy comes out.

    December 11, 2018

  • See gorriman.

    December 10, 2018

  • Needed! A devotional and not a fine lecture

    From the lord in his lofty prefecture.

    Surely we are owed

    At least a brief ode to woad?

    But that's just my wussy conjecture.

    December 10, 2018

  • Yoinked from the neural network cookie thingy: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17arPr6EZxX2CXNw8vQJoA5SLWsuRgDy1zrQcEBQPzO4/edit

    December 10, 2018

  • The pepparkakor is one of the seemingly infinite variety of cookies my wife’s Swedish family bakes at Christmas.

    December 10, 2018

  • Ol’ bilby persists in his pranks

    But, weary, I tell him, “No thanks.”

    He may embrace fully

    The wus and the wully

    But my brief stops well short of Manx.

    December 10, 2018

  • Definition!

    December 10, 2018

  • Also zamang.

    December 10, 2018

  • THE BILBY HAS SPOKEN.

    December 10, 2018

  • I like it.

    December 10, 2018

  • Clearly needs a limerick.

    December 10, 2018

  • See gorriman.

    December 10, 2018

  • Hey qms, give us a cookie!

    December 10, 2018

  • It's not time to make a change,

    Just relax, take it easy...

    December 10, 2018

  • A young person’s mind is in tumult,

    While fertile and green it is uncult,

    So passionate youth

    Neglects tact for truth

    And old withered ears hear an insult.

    December 10, 2018

  • HA!

    December 10, 2018

  • Etymology lost in the mists of time, it seems.

    December 10, 2018

  • To empty a fuel tank

    December 9, 2018

  • noctipotent = powerful at night (OED)

    December 9, 2018

  • To set a tone lofty and moral

    Some leaders eschew petty quarrel.

    The goblin by contrast

    Loves insult and bombast.

    He’s hopelessly clumsy and borrel.

    December 9, 2018

  • dunno.

    The rocket launch industry likes to shorten words, verbing nouns, nouning verbs.

    December 9, 2018

  • fear of being irrelevant; comes wit]h advancing years cf superannuated

    December 8, 2018

  • What about 'put in a safe'?

    December 8, 2018

  • Some suitors use comic material;

    Others are sweet and ethereal.

    Some try derring-do

    But the most daring woo

    Is feigning the sexless empyreal.

    December 8, 2018

  • NASA speak for having been made safe.

    a radio call you may hear is "Stage 1 FTS safed"

    spotted this in a discussion about the recent water landing of a rocket.

    December 8, 2018

  • text speak - 'for the love of god'

    December 8, 2018

  • *snigger*

    December 7, 2018

  • Also happens when you sit too long on a vinyl chair while wearing a bathing suit.

    December 7, 2018

  • Wait. So is it like a cowcatcher? (Add it if you like--it's an open list.)

    December 7, 2018

  • Khouwndjiva Koon•dji•va

    adjective

    Being unable to do something you want because you are obliged to do it.

    "I was going to take the trash out, but when my mom told me to do it, I became khouwndjiva."

    "I love learning about the human physiology, but during exams I am khouwndjiva."

    December 7, 2018

  • Take that, Flipper!

    December 7, 2018

  • dolphin-striker?

    December 7, 2018

  • Cf. superultramontane.

    December 7, 2018

  • Cf. ultramontaine.

    December 7, 2018

  • The still mists stifle and stain

    Befouling the air of the plain.

    Skies formerly bright

    With reason’s clear light

    Need fresh gusts ultramontaine.

    Cf. tramontane.

    December 7, 2018

  • https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/12/4/18116543/widow-dating-site-widower

    Of course, plenty of widows meet a great “chapter two” (widow parlance for a love after loss) and are able to move on to a new relationship.

    December 7, 2018

  • And it sounds like a German word to boot...

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/world/europe/merkel-storm-translation-germany.html

    December 6, 2018

  • SPAM

    December 6, 2018

  • This company is so creative that they spam sites that have nothing to do with them :-/

    December 6, 2018

  • He’ll hunt and he’ll peck to collect,

    To source, classify and connect,

    But Ernest’s best hope is

    An eccentric opus.

    He’ll never compose a pandect.

    Find out more about Ernest Bafflewit

    December 6, 2018

  • Mozambique's 2018 word of the year.

    resiliência - resilience

    December 6, 2018

  • longeve= longevous (OED).

    December 6, 2018

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