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benny4words commented on the word stable
jesus wasn't born in a stable you know, they weren't even invented. It is a middle english word as well
February 5, 2009
benny4words commented on the word bungalow
I love that word as much as I love the word bubble!
Did you know it has a indian origin?
benny4words commented on the word burble
burble (plural burbles)
1. A bubbling, gurgling sound, as of a creek.
2. A gush of rapid speech.
3. The turbulent boundary layer about a moving streamlined body.
benny4words commented on the word bubble
I love that word. Apparently a derivative of burble
benny4words commented on the word saippuakivikauppias
I kid u not! saippuakivikauppias is the longest palindrome in everyday use and means soap-stone vendor in Finnish!
benny4words commented on the word mianus
Mianus may refer to some locations in the town of Greenwich, Connecticut in the United States.
A boat sailed down Mianus. ;)
benny4words commented on the word gamelangorous
What does this mean????
benny4words commented on the word pizza
Apparently derived from the medievil greek noun,"pitta" meaning cake/pie
benny4words commented on the word wolf
Would wolf and golf rhyme? They must do because they are spelt similarly and why would you pronounce them differently?
benny4words commented on the word golf
indeed, the idea that golf is an acronym for 'gentlemen only, ladies forbidden'is a folk etymology. The most likley origin of the word is from the middle dutch verb, 'colf' meaning club.
My neighbour told me golf was an acronym, and being a fan of Q.I. i wikied to see if he was right. :)
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