Comments by alexz

  • I think it rhymes with haitch

    August 29, 2016

  • slang - spotted online for the self driving cabs in Singapore.  After the self driving cab in the movie Total Recall

    August 28, 2016

  • Not the "alternative form", but rather the correct form according to NIST,  and the Scientists that researched electricity in the 19th century. See links at megohm

    August 26, 2016

  • AUStralia, CAnada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States

    August 26, 2016

  • Verbify. Spotted at a big BBC article about verbifying all the nouns. http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160825-why-medalling-and-summering-are-so-annoying

    August 25, 2016

  • Webpagespeak for the web page/popup that presents itself before a user gets access to a content page. Spotted in news.

    August 24, 2016

  • 'Aug. 23 is now called Internaut Day, a name that combines “Internet” and “astronaut,” as early technical Internet users were called.' - Globe and Mail

    August 24, 2016

  • "... and chill".

    August 24, 2016

  • Slang for vibes.

    August 23, 2016

  • 'As it orbits the sun, this new asteroid, designated 2016 HO3, appears to circle around Earth as well. It is too distant to be considered a true satellite of our planet, but it is the best and most stable example to date of a near-Earth companion, or "quasi-satellite."'
    - NASA JPL

    August 22, 2016

  • From Oryx and Crake

    August 22, 2016

  • Spotted online as know nothing.

    August 22, 2016

  • Front trunk of a car which has no front engine.

    August 22, 2016

  • Antarctica - Ski Runway / Snow Runway


    other places it refers to a ski run, or ski track.

    August 20, 2016

  • Spotted in my news feed.

    A 'non anouncement' ?, an announcement using a bunch of words which don't mean anything?
    For the Aug19 tweet, it was referring to a Climate Plan announcement which was made in front of a fake blue sky backdrop.

    Twitter has nonouncement going back to 2011.  https://twitter.com/search?q=nonouncement&src=typd

    "An announcement comprised of just verbs & adjectives & prepositions is called a nonouncement"

    August 20, 2016

  • Abbreviation for 'way to go'

    August 19, 2016

  • Abbreviation of 'what the hell'/ 'what the heck'

    August 19, 2016

  • Article also says that eeny, meeny, miny, moe also comes from counting words.

    August 16, 2016

  • Spotted in an Aeon article
    "‘Hickory, dickory, dock’ – what in the world do those words mean? Well, here’s a clue: hovera, dovera, dick were eight, nine and ten in that same Celtic counting list."
    - https://aeon.co/essays/why-is-english-so-weirdly-different-from-other-languages

    August 15, 2016

  • A toad advisory. A traffic advisory where people are to avoid certain trails and roads to save toadlets.

    Spotted in the CBC http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/toad-migration-whistler-1.3720830

    August 15, 2016

  • looks like a tiny banjo...

    August 14, 2016

  • definition at transonic

    quick check shows that transonic is the more common spelling.

    August 14, 2016

  • For the NASA/SpaceX/rocketry term, it's the support tower which holds the rocket vertical before it's time to launch.
    Rocket launch commentary will have the phrase 'strongback retraction'

    August 14, 2016

  • "data dredging"
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_dredging

    Going through data to find a 'statistically significant result' which might lead people to an incorrect hypothesis.   

    spotted this term in a sciencey video.

    August 14, 2016

  • sounds skeezy

    August 13, 2016

  • is the name of UNIX's scheduler command. Lets you schedule tasks to be performed in the future.  from chronos

    August 13, 2016

  • etymology is much older than 1992.
    more like 1928 or 1919

    August 13, 2016

  • word comes from the 'cron' command in Unix systems. Cron is a scheduling tool, typically so you can perform a backup or tasks when the server is not being used for business use.   'cron' gets it's name from chronos , or time.

    August 13, 2016

  • delirum tremens

    August 13, 2016

  • aka 'the DTs'

    August 13, 2016

  • a shady car salesman who pretends to be a 'private seller' of vehicles when they actually sell cars as their full time job.

    August 13, 2016

  • "Man describes tragic 'poopocalypse' that occurred in his house when a Roomba met a dog turd."

    Spotted in the news.

    August 13, 2016

  • 2016 usage refers to a cell phone surveillance device regardless of the brand name or model name.


    August 10, 2016

  • A quick search shows that navies use this as a term for moving fast. http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-admiral-whos-fond-of-the-word-zorch-1403301934

    August 5, 2016

  • Zap / scorch /torch ?

    "The lightning had zorched through that device and the resulting surge had damaged the IDE chip on the..." -spotted in The Register

    August 5, 2016

  • 2 step verification

    Similar to 2 factor authentication

    August 3, 2016

  • robotics: "Simultaneous Localization and Mapping"

    August 3, 2016

  • CAnada New Zealand UK

    August 3, 2016

  • spotted this today in a physics video. Neato.

    August 3, 2016

  • Well, I follow local community tweets, so the tweet started out as "Nok completed. Victim id as 27 y/o ..."

    August 3, 2016

  • edit - was doing a search, but it added a comment.  My computer's acting up.

    Sparklemuffin is a type of colourful peacock spider

    August 3, 2016

  • In Hawaii, the chopped raw fish salad dish is actually spelled poke despite what restaurants are marketing in the mainland.

    August 3, 2016

  • Spotted in local police Twitter feed

    Abbreviation for Next Of Kin?

    August 2, 2016

  • Electrical Vehicle etiquette - when an internal combustion engine vehicle takes up 1 or more charging station parking spots.

    July 31, 2016

  • Blend of Tehran/Los Angeles; referring to the Persian community in LA

    July 28, 2016

  • Heard this as Strategically Placed Hole. Circa 1990

    Furryspeak.

    July 25, 2016

  • also  toethumb
    There's a wiki article on clubbed thumb

    July 22, 2016

  • a stubby thumb that looks like a big toe.
    also toe thumb also clubbed thumb

    July 22, 2016

  • I think the next YouTube dialect challenge should incorporate new words. Is wat pronounced the same as what?

    July 22, 2016

  • someone from Squampton
    very informal

    July 22, 2016

  • for when you want to dress up your swear words in a fancy suit before using them.

    Spotted in the 'recently listed' list.

    July 20, 2016

  • OOTD : outfit of the day

    July 20, 2016

  • a variant of thinspiration

    July 20, 2016

  • Fitness/sport?   .. appears to be a variant of thinspo

    so, this is a shortening  of fitspiration is a thinspo thing.

    July 19, 2016

  • ... because people keep posting links to fake stories of blocked highways.

    July 16, 2016

  • When I was snowed in, I discovered hundreds of words for ice and snow...

    July 15, 2016

  • I'll have you know salesy has been looked up over 4000 times, which makes this word adoption a complete bargain compared to other words.

    July 12, 2016

  • ... how most people spell Pokémon

    July 11, 2016

  • A place to find a Pokemon

    I expect the Poké fad to wane by fall.

    July 11, 2016

  • A van with a bed. circa 1980

    July 10, 2016

  • Newfie abbreviation for come-from-away

    July 9, 2016

  • STOP Grammartime!

    July 8, 2016

  • spotted this on the news as a meteorologist term for warm air picking up a lot of moisture and dumping it all out at once. Toronto weather CBC - July 7 2016

    everyone else refers to this as being the inner workings of a toilet.

    July 7, 2016

  • In Montreal, it's a term for a 2 bedroom apartment. The four and a half refers to the number of rooms, with one of the rooms counting as half.
    2 bedrooms. kitcen, living room. bathroom.

    July 7, 2016

  • An event in Canada when aboriginal children were taken from their families and sent to residential school where they were made to speak English or French.

    July 7, 2016

  • spotted in the news about emails and politicians

    To take something non classified, and make it classified, or more classified.

    July 6, 2016

  • Nasaspeak for Jupiter Orbit Insertion

    July 5, 2016

  • Refers to the middle class in the UK.
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/NRS_social_grade
    Working class is C2DE

    July 5, 2016

  • "Officials are increasingly concerned about the occurrence of 'bearjams' in the mountain parks, saying the events cause undue stress to bears ..." - CTV news.

    A quick book search shows 'bear jam' going back to the 1950's in the States.

    July 4, 2016

  • If you're going to mangle Woden's Day, you may as well go all out and go with something spelled the way we say it.

    I like it.

    Wensday

    Also, Shakespeare:
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=Bzg4AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA354&dq="wensday"

    Wordnik Wensday?

    July 4, 2016

  • abbreviation for Orange Is The New Black tv show.

    July 2, 2016

  • "Instead, the Juno and Grammy-award winning artist will be performing a verse from his song Directo in Wit'suwet'in, an Athabaskan language spoken by First Nations in northwest British Columbia. "

    spotted on a CBC article about Canada day events.

    July 2, 2016

  • Floating solar panels.

    July 1, 2016

  • slang for a vape device

    spotted in the related tweets - mouth trilby
    the joke is that only hipsters vape or use fedoras.

    June 30, 2016

  • Short form of about.

    June 30, 2016

  • cars - real wheel drive

    old tape players - rewind

    June 30, 2016

  • Yes In My Back Yard
    - opposite of NIMBY

    June 30, 2016

  • abbreviation for 'fast forward' - goes back to the days of tape music players and we would literally have to hold down a fast forward button to skip to the next son.

    June 30, 2016

  • abbreviation for un-retweet

    June 29, 2016

  • Twitterspeak for un-retweet

    June 29, 2016

  • Twitterese verb for unfavourite /unfavorite.

    Otherwise it seems to be an abbreviation of unfavoured/unfavored

    June 29, 2016

  • spotted in the 'newly listed' lists..

    translates to
    "twitter misprints angst"

    June 29, 2016

  • the language of Roald Dahl

    found when looking up squiffly

    apparently the OED has an 8000 word dictionary of gobblefunk

    June 29, 2016

  • Computer security: where passwords are padded with random data before storing a hashed value. This prevents a database from having 2 identical hash values for 2 users who picked the same password.

    June 29, 2016

  • physics/sci-fi - a hypothetical device that lets a person communicate with his earlier self.
    Because you know Einstein was getting answers from his Future self.

    June 28, 2016

  • Corporate speak for a company dropping what it is doing and doing something else.

    June 28, 2016

  • I keep seeing this as a verb - to get a newly hired person up to speed at work.
    payroll, HR stuff, email, logins, paperwork, initial training.  on-boarding onboarding

    June 28, 2016

  • In Canada, people have been coining Gonetario and Quexit

    June 28, 2016

  • "What about second Brexit?"

    Spotted in my FB feed which is trying to kill me with laughter.

    June 27, 2016

  • ... comes from a blend of Grizzly and Buffalo.

    June 25, 2016

  • I'm gonna have to trademark Brexugee ... edit- too late.

    June 24, 2016

  • spotted on message boards - quick search showed it on twitter.
    There appears to be a usage which isn't mathematical, or an abbreviation for Newport.
    Looks like it's a fun way of saying 'nope'.

    June 24, 2016

  • Buffalo Gruffalo buffalo Buffalo Brusselo ...

    June 23, 2016

  • A fictional monster.

    June 23, 2016

  • Newfoundland: cod and hard bread
    The cod is soaked before cooking, The bread is soaked in water before cooking as well.  They're both cooked and then mixed up and served on a plate with scrunchions
    Spotted while looking up scrunchion

    June 21, 2016

  • An east coast Canada term for pork rinds

    "Ford reportedly mowed down every last scrunchion (which, for the uninitiated, is a local dish made of fried salted pork fat). " exclaim magazine

    June 21, 2016

  • dilweed and dillweed's modern usage has nothing to do with plants.

    Modern usage is that it's calling someone an idiot, or it's a replacement word for other 2 syllable words that start with d.

    June 21, 2016

  • spotted in news - New York state bans buybots for ticket sales.

    June 21, 2016

  • news is calling tonight a straweberry moon. A full moon on a solstice.

    June 21, 2016

  • From the examples listed
    -Double A batteries plural
    -RIAA and MPAA. The motion picture and Recording Industries Associations Of America in their fight against piracy.
    - Author's Alterations of a written thing


    Example I came across - African Americans

    June 20, 2016

  • second dinner

    " People of the Middle Ages, the food writer Heather Arndt Anderson notes in her book Breakfast: A History, sometimes took another evening meal, an indulgent late-evening snack called the reresoper (“rear supper”). "
    spotted in the Atlantic. June 2016

    June 20, 2016

  • see note at gazinta or gazintas and gazoutas
    slang for 'goes outta'
    electrical and software - outputs of a device or a software function.

    June 19, 2016

  • electrical and software slang for inputs and outputs.
    spotted in a 1973 tech manual as a whole section 

    spotted in a 2016 tech video about electric cars - device inputs and outputs.
    - an amateur radio magazine '73'
    see gazinta note.

    June 19, 2016

  • spotted "gazintas and gazoutas" in an electric vehicle tech video. Looked it up and found it used in a solar panel reference book./


    more searching found this refers to 'inputs and outputs' in software.

    June 19, 2016

  • a man's facial
    because some guys exfoliate

    June 19, 2016

  • cameras - refers to a digital SLR camera without the "R" which was the mirror that would reflect light to a pentaprism and flip out of the way when you took a picture.

    June 18, 2016

  • electronics - to reduce voltage.  convert to a lower voltage

    June 18, 2016

  • I read it as "me I.R.L."

    June 18, 2016

  • spotted in email from my local art gallery
    " View the Picasso exhibition as part of an animateur guided tour to gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between Picasso and his six muses."

    June 18, 2016

  • abbreviation of "me, in real life"

    June 17, 2016

  • abbreviation for 'in real life'
    versus an online persona.

    June 17, 2016

  • emoticon for 'corner peek'

    June 17, 2016

  • one nickname for McMurdo station in Antarctica
    other towns use this nickname as well.

    June 16, 2016

  • I originally heard this word in the Graphics Arts printing industry where a techie was telling of how a customer wanted the prints to 'pop'.
    In printing, techies work with things like imaging exposure, focus, calibration curves. 'pop' is something that isn't defined by engineering standards.. it's more subjective.

    June 16, 2016

  • starting to see this term on youtube.. basically a video clip which catches the viewer off guard with an unexpected scare. Boo! also jump scare

    June 16, 2016

  • on reddit, brigading is where you rally up a group of people to upvote or downvote another reddit, user, or set of comments they posted.

    a group of people who perform this is a brigade

    June 15, 2016

  • Early name for a breathalyzer - blood alcohol content tester.

    June 14, 2016

  • Literally from today's weather report.

    June 14, 2016

  • a raccoon

    June 14, 2016

  • recycled water

    June 14, 2016

  • I'm just picturing the energy drink commercial.

    June 14, 2016

  • Spotted in the wiktionary entry... "sorry. Your browser... JavaScript enabled .. "

    June 13, 2016

  • Short for Twitter the app, or the verb to tweet. twit and snap

    June 13, 2016

  • Spotted as a verb... To instagram.. in a tweet of a picture of dinner "first we insta"

    June 13, 2016

  • I wonder if the guy who created

    I❤
    NY

    actually invented the emoji. Then there was the guy who invented the yellow.smiley face in the 60s https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_Ball

    June 12, 2016

  • Anniversary of biopsy results.

    June 12, 2016

  • old fashioned - term goes back to the 19th century.

    June 12, 2016

  • is old-fangled
    term goes back to 1681 and the 1600's
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=zS3nAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA8&dq=fangled
    "... Nor did his theological abilities more advantage the cause of Religion abroad, than at home, they keeping the new-fangled Clergy aloof, and at a distance, as not daring to infuse into so solid a judgment their upstart and erroneous fancies, ..."


    also found newfangled examples from the 1500's.

    June 12, 2016

  • An 1886 article where they say dictionary makers got the meaning of 'Fangled' wrong.

    https://books.google.ca/books?id=WkwAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA86

    'In the north of Ireland the word "fangled " is still used in the sense of entangled or trammelled. I may give as a homely illustration of the use of the word, " the cow has got fangled in her tether," i.e., she has entangled her legs in her tether.'

    June 12, 2016

  • Famous horse that won the Triple Crown in 1973

    for a United Nations term see secretariat

    June 12, 2016

  • woosh or whoosh

    June 12, 2016

  • schism

    June 12, 2016

  • During the Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union, it was a symbolic clock to represent how close humanity was to blowing itself up in a nuclear war between superpowers.

    June 12, 2016

  • Extended Backus-Naur Form
    the grammar of computing languages.

    see BNF

    June 12, 2016

  • see hard link on wikipedia

    June 12, 2016

  • Mythical place from Lord of the Rings

    June 12, 2016

  • Númenor

    June 12, 2016

  • Mythical place from Tolkiens Lord Of The Rings

    June 12, 2016

  • Mythical place from Tolkien novels.
    Northwest Middle Earth

    June 12, 2016

  • madeupical place from the XKCD comics. (from the Maps Flowchart)

    June 12, 2016

  • mythical place from Chronicles of Narnia

    June 12, 2016

  • I spotted this in a Guardian article about female emojis.

    "Tired Tinderella

    Former online-dating enthusiast who is now swiped out. "

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/may/23/emoji-women-google-suggestions
    also in article femoji menmoji

    June 11, 2016

  • Verb. As in
    "I don't want to adult today"

    June 10, 2016

  • quick web search says yes.
    page 21 of https://books.google.ca/books?id=21eFAwAAQBAJ

    June 9, 2016

  • Spotted in the news.

    "Symbol is ‘online equivalent of taunting someone verbally’, says US watchdog the Anti-Defamation League chief, days after Google removes antisemitic Chrome extension" - The Guardian

    June 8, 2016

  • Spotted in the news as echo symbol

    I miss the days when a series of brackets were internet hugs.

    June 8, 2016

  • moose caribou hybrid animal

    If it's in an April 1st news article, it must exist. 

    June 8, 2016

  • A lot less bulky than oganessianium that people had proposed since 2011.

    June 8, 2016

  • several related words under the Quebec definitions have some glitches
    https://wordnik.com/words/Quebec#relate

    June 8, 2016

  • sounds neato. I've never actually read any Joyce stuff.

    June 8, 2016

  • is this an actual thing, or is it an insult for someone who is easily offended?

    June 8, 2016

  • someone who slurps their drinks and soups.    A device that sucks up liquids.

    quick search shows this appearing in English in the second half of the 20th century.   Did we get this word from German or Dutch?

    June 8, 2016

  • A 100 km ride. -cycling.

    June 7, 2016

  • slang for 'babies' / cuties??

    June 7, 2016

  • 2016 internet eye dialect of 'kiss'.

    "now kith"

    June 7, 2016

  • for your rhymes... 

    fishty dishty wishty cuishtysquishty   pishty 
    bush-ty
    or vowel rhymes.
    poshty, pashty pishty, 

    Fousty Jousty
    Rousty

    add a y to:
    UST Bust crust dust just must lust rust thrust trust adjust disgust distrust intrust mistrust robust unjust the preterites and participles of verbs in Us Uss
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=v8ZZAAAAMAAJ&dq=rhymester&pg=PA206

    so, lusty rusty thrusty trusty
    at 'ty to USH words
    USH As in blush Rhymes brush crush gush flush rush lush tush frush hush As in bush Rhymes push
    page 205 rhymester
    Bush-ty
    Salman Rushdie?
    maybe look at the rhymes for push and ad a 'ty to the end.
    Busch Bush Cush Kush bush cush kush tush -ty.

    June 7, 2016

  • sometimes a word fades away, and then 30 years later, it pops up again reigniting old memories of stories of rivalries between police and firefighters.

    Don't use this term in Vancouver as it's an 80's slur for a firefighter.

    June 6, 2016

  • someone who lives in a van, campervan, or similar vehicle instead of renting or owning a regular dwelling.

    also vandweller vandwelling
    also (from tweets) vanners

    June 6, 2016

  • I would have guessed a regionalism.
    https://books.google.ca/books?id=k1tXAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA41&dq=thosse

    hard to find a 'thosse fish' without autocorrect thinking I'm looking for 'those fish'

    June 6, 2016

  • Spotted in the news regarding milk product exports and imports.

    June 5, 2016

  • When it snows in May.

    spotted a poem that uses it
    http://activerain.com/blogsview/2290227/the-eleventh-of-mayuary

    June 5, 2016

  • I'm a bit hard of hearing, so I shouldn't be opening a cafe and serving apple pie.

    June 5, 2016

  • Worst. Apple pie. Ever.

    June 4, 2016

  • Early reference to internet from the IETF RFC 871
    "

    (The "network" composed of the concatenation of such subnets is sometimes called "a catenet," though more often--and less picturesquely--merely "an internet.")"

    Term used earlier in the 70s.

    June 4, 2016

  • term used in 1887 to describe The New Waltz

    'The New Waltz. - The following graphic description of one of the newest forms of the waltz, which has been well characterized as indecent, recently appeared in the Christian Intelligencer:-

    "The gents encircle their partner's waists with one arm. The ladies and gentlemen stand close, face to face. The gents are very erect, and lean a little back. The ladies lean a little forward. (Music) Now all wheel, whirl, circle, and curl. Feet and heels of gents go rip-rap, tippity-tap. Ladies' feet go tippity-tip, bippity, skippity, hoppity, jumpity, bumpity, thump. Ladies fly off by centrifugal momentum. Gents pull ladies hard and close. They reel, swing, slide, sling look tender, look silly, look dizzy. Feet fly, dresses fly, skirts fly, all fly. It looks tuggity, pullity, squeezity, rubbity, rip. The men look like a cross between steelyards and 'limber-jacks' The maidens tuck down their chins very low, or raise them exceedingly high. some smile, some grin, some giggle, some pout, some sneer, and all perspire freely. The ladies' faces are brought against those of the men or into their bosoms; breast against breast; nose against nose, and toes against toes. Now they go in again, making a sound like georgey, porgey, derey, perey, ridey, pidey, coachey, poachey. This dance is not much, but it's the extras I object to."

    Who will dare say that such maneuvers are not conducive to immorality?...'
    spotted in Good Health page 239.
     1887  https://books.google.ca/books?id=M9Y1AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA239&dq=bippity

    June 4, 2016

  • All the fun words aren't in the printed dictionary.

    June 4, 2016

  • Bippity boppity
    The 21st century has zippity zoppity and poppity.

    June 4, 2016

  • It's been over 40 years since that flying Nanny brought boppity and bippity to television screens, yet no definition.

    June 4, 2016


  • Have academics pondered the difference between scritchity and scratchity

    June 4, 2016

  • Related to tappity and clickety

    June 4, 2016

  • Related to clickety

    June 4, 2016

  • a SPAM sample.

    spotted in news story about the SPAM museum.

    "It's a SPAMple!"

    June 3, 2016

  • Sounds clunky like a malformed goose honk

    June 3, 2016

  • spotted as slang for handcuffs.
    but from the examples, it usually refers to silver bracelet jewellery.

    June 2, 2016

  • The inability to visualise things in your mind.
    http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160524-this-man-had-no-idea-his-mind-is-blind-until-last-week

    June 2, 2016

  • This phrase is corporatespeak for a failure where , in hindsight, different actions could have been taken.

    spotted in the news today regarding Cincinnati Gorilla.

    May 31, 2016

  • Mountain bike with electric motor

    May 29, 2016

  • I originally saw this in the movie Master and Commander. A quick search shows this being used in 1941 National Geographic magazine.

    May 28, 2016

  • I've never watched Frozen. Heard the song a bunch of times.

    May 28, 2016

  • autonomous spaceport drone ship

    aka "It's not a barge!"

    May 28, 2016

  • space talk - Secondary Engine Cutoff

    May 28, 2016

  • space talk - Main Engine Cutoff

    May 28, 2016

  • computing - Open Platform Network Functions Virtualisation

    see also NFV

    May 27, 2016

  • spotted on the late show - Glaswegian
    Word is likely capitalized... Weegie (quick ngram search)

    May 26, 2016

  • see social media description at freebooted

    May 25, 2016

  • past tense of when your media has been shared/reposted/retweeted on a social media site without any revenue generated.
    also freebooting

    May 25, 2016

  • A blue jellyfish like sea creature that washes up on the West Coast shores, decomposes, and starts to smell.

    May 25, 2016

  • Glioblastoma

    A type of brain cancer

    May 24, 2016

  • NASA's "Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security – Regolith Explorer"

    May 24, 2016

  • My twitter feed says this term was coined by Edward Lorenz
    "Birthday (1917) of mathematician/ meteorologist Edward Lorenz. Chaos theory pioneer, coined term 'butterfly effect'"
    https://twitter.com/cbquist/status/734748235688873984

    May 23, 2016

  • typo of library , but this word seems to fit those miniature libraries.

    May 23, 2016

  • Also spotted in the same   article.

    May 23, 2016

  • Spotted as male emojis

    May 23, 2016

  • Spotted as female emoji

    May 23, 2016

  • ".. and appears on 250 lists"

    May 23, 2016

  • the name of a firefly in Appalachia

    Phausis reticulata

    May 23, 2016

  • Is a notebook where you add extra sheets of paper by unbending 3 sets of tabs, unflipping a tab adding paper and then re-securing the 3 tabs again.  Word stolen from the Duo-Tang brand name and now used for any brand of the cardboard notebooks.

    May 22, 2016

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