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inktree commented on the word to-wit, to-woo
it's what owls say, in england!
November 11, 2009
inktree commented on the word chantefable
A combination of prose and verse (literally, a "sung story"), similar to a prosimetrum.
August 24, 2009
inktree commented on the word crivăţ
A north-easterly wind in Moldavia, Dobruja, and the Bărăgan Plain parts of Romania.
August 19, 2009
inktree commented on the word bise
The bise is a northern wind, cold and generally dry, that blows from the north-east of France to the south of the Massif Central, where it is called bise noire ("black bise").
Blowing year-round, the bise is usually accompanied by clear blue skies. However, it can sometimes bring heavy black clouds, storms and hail in autumn and winter.
In colloquial French, the word "bise" also means a light kiss, usually given to a friend in greeting or before parting.
inktree commented on the word alizé
Alizé is the French name of trade winds.
inktree commented on the word sylvanshine
August 4, 2009
An optical phenomenon in which dew-covered trees of species whose leaves are wax-covered retroreflect beams of light, as from a vehicle's headlights, sometimes causing trees to appear to be snow-covered at night during the summer.
inktree commented on the word sepulchritude
1. (n) A COMB RAVE technique for the character PROBLEM SLEUTH (PS) in the Andrew Hussie web comic MS Paint Adventures. The most powerful attack in the comic, PS has tried several ties unsuccessfully to use the technique, until on 2/15/09, he brought the noise, and shit got insanely real.
2. (n) Any action which may be as awesome or insane as SEPULCHRITUDE.
May 18, 2009
inktree commented on the word shadhahvar
Shadhavar, eh? Approx. 150 google units say you're right.
May 5, 2009
inktree commented on the word tiddlywinks
Other nations are before us
With their Sputniks and Explorers
What can confidence restore us?
Naught but tiddlywinks.
On the fields of Eton,
Former foes were beaten.
But today all patriots play
This sport which needs such grit and concentration.
Through this game of skill and power
England knows her finest hour,
And her stronghold, shield and tower
Must be tiddlywinks.
May 4, 2009
inktree commented on the word mornward
And mornward now the starry hands move on.
inktree commented on the word quinquireme
QUINQUIREME of Nineveh from distant Ophir,
Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine,
With a cargo of ivory,
And apes and peacocks,
Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine.
-John Masefield (Cargoes)
inktree commented on the word writhen
o the writhen pretzel
inktree commented on the word pea-souper
inktree commented on the word woodnote
"n. verbal expression that is natural and artless."
inktree commented on the word bearberry
I just want to give a big hug to everyone else who loves this word.
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frogapplause commented on the user inktree
Your profile on Blogger is blocked. How do we check out your blog, inky?
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