Comments by madmouth

  • Smooth Newts of Oxbridge

    May 17, 2018

  • Wesley Straton is such a fictional-sounding name

    May 17, 2018

  • Like irony but when it irons itself

    May 16, 2018

  • Thus stirred my 90s heart

    May 15, 2018

  • Duly brack't

    May 15, 2018

  • Hahahahahahhaaaa I never noticed!!

    May 15, 2018

  • "Stack shrewdly one's sausage" has a Shakespearean declarativeness

    Stack your sausage to the stacking place

    May 15, 2018

  • Cue Gil Scott Heron's "Angel Dust"

    May 14, 2018

  • Viv Stanshall, proto-Wordie und playboy, was fond of this phrase and whereof it signifies both

    May 13, 2018

  • It's a neoliberal feminist ideology suggesting that women just need to be more ***proactive*** to get dem promotions @.@

    May 13, 2018

  • I'm adding this to Fictional Sex Toys try and stop me

    May 13, 2018

  • This one looks magnificently refriable

    May 9, 2018

  • I found him by destiny alone, glittering meaningfully from a thrift shop shelf with the special light I've come to recognize as Books Madmouth Is Meant To Read

    May 8, 2018

  • Burroughs' memoirs with a vengeance

    May 8, 2018

  • This is the entire contents of my future prenup

    May 3, 2018

  • How about passive-aggressively rhyming it with hawai'i?

    April 11, 2018

  • cf. diagnosis-related group pricing system, as seen in a book of discussion topics

    April 11, 2018

  • Capital! Capital!

    April 9, 2018

  • My life is always entertaining but it could reach religious proportions if Bertie narrated it. Speshly as one is so often above par

    April 2, 2018

  • I want all of my everythings converted to the Per Bertie Wooster version

    April 2, 2018

  • Remember when every 18th century poem had a hooker named Celia?

    March 17, 2018

  • *screencaps at once*

    March 17, 2018

  • This slashifies the lyrics of Little Red Corvette for me rather

    March 17, 2018

  • *sporfle*

    March 13, 2018

  • Omg there are two separate thorpe universes. Could the Vikings have even dreamed

    March 13, 2018

  • The latent thought arises - is that what pish is short for? Capital!

    March 13, 2018

  • Cf. Korean naming tradition, which is highly formalized (to the extent that almost everybody's given name is precisely 2 syllables), siblings often share a syllable, either the first or the second. E.g. sister 지현(Ji Hyun) and brother 지원(Ji Won), or two sisters named 민주(Min Ju) and 영주(Yŏng Ju).

    March 13, 2018

  • I went ahead and thorped it

    March 11, 2018

  • Also two of these, natch

    March 9, 2018

  • There are two of them!!

    March 9, 2018

  • cf. Scunthorpe

    Is a list of -thorpes due?? What are all the -thorpes?

    March 9, 2018

  • cf. horhaj

    March 9, 2018

  • It's well known bog-laden areas are more conducive to shamanic energy bring a stave with your bogshoes boys

    February 20, 2018

  • Wordie Olympics alert!

    February 11, 2018

  • CAN WE do an open list as well and get all the wordies' imagined self??

    February 11, 2018

  • and indeed, finding breakfast here is not easy

    February 11, 2018

  • cf. garderoba meaning 'one's clothing' in SBC

    February 11, 2018

  • Your list of lists is peauetrie

    February 2, 2018

  • You magnificent sod

    February 2, 2018

  • The name a trans person had prior to transition, not to be used post-

    February 2, 2018

  • cf. s2g

    January 29, 2018

  • So succinct! Like kiff

    January 27, 2018

  • cf. hateration and holleration

    January 27, 2018

  • "Woman who asks a man out", a marked category in 2018 y'all

    January 25, 2018

  • Lit. fart inducer (the person, not the substance)

    January 25, 2018

  • cf Tindering and Tinderization

    January 25, 2018

  • re: etymology, it's more like petrol and milk are both types of oil.....

    the one legged one is the cow

    January 25, 2018

  • There's something fundamentally English abt ccvccvcc I feel, cementing it into the syllable freakiness hall of fame

    December 30, 2017

  • Well done, Leunbach

    June 11, 2017

  • "when"??

    May 24, 2017

  • In the context of classroom pidgin, my wee students routinely used "versus" as a verb. Is the takeaway that the youf just love verbs more than other people?

    May 24, 2017

  • I prefer majestic shithole don't even argue

    November 8, 2016

  • Bilby o bilby,

    Didst thou die on latinx hill?

    November 3, 2016

  • Snatched,thank you!

    November 3, 2016

  • 한국분 이예요?

    September 28, 2016

  • I know haruspex is difficult to spell, but this seems like a licentiously intentional typo

    September 26, 2016

  • bwahahahahahaha

    September 26, 2016

  • cf. Binch, a delicious mass-produced Korean cookie

    September 20, 2016

  • verily, bland portmanteaux are the whimper to the 21st century's end

    September 20, 2016

  • warning: liable to appear at the end of even the grittiest thrillers.

    September 20, 2016

  • yeah m8 I'm having the rabbi's cat on a hot tin roof tonight best be there

    September 12, 2016

  • we should just say this instead of 'party'

    September 12, 2016

  • the universe...has a rash

    September 12, 2016

  • cf. skitters. whose wiktionary def is not, to my knowledge, the most >ahem< colloquial usage

    September 2, 2016

  • splendid!!!

    September 2, 2016

  • milady, why have you been thinking about synthetic ox gall lately?

    September 2, 2016

  • I don't know what it's meant to mean but if it means what it means to me then I feel about it the way Bill Burroughs felt about going to space eventually

    September 1, 2016

  • this is my Platonic ideal of nom de porn

    September 1, 2016

  • you have to go to the page of a word any word, then scroll down to the right-hand column "Add ____ to your lists"; at the bottom is the "new list" option.

    September 1, 2016

  • "meaningful, plausible, useful, novel, even aesthetic", just not to that guy on the internet, is still conceivably meaningful, plausible, useful, novel, even aesthetic, n'est-ce pas? Any further novelty umbrage is gonna turn into a fairy tale and its name is Tricycle Magnum Superhighway, the Salty Cracker.

    exeunt

    August 31, 2016

  • "daddy, it's well past midnight"

    "I can't sleep! someone on the internet is wrong!"

    August 30, 2016

  • yes, but hold the Branagh. he's clearly not been held enough as a child

    August 29, 2016

  • as for actx, I want it verbed so we can revive the shakespearean ask/axe debate

    August 29, 2016

  • vestigiality of these categories in English notwithstanding, 'latina' and 'latino' are specifically gendered borrowings. a list of gendered borrowings into English, indeed, would have quite a bit of fodder. its grammar import function is pretty good aye

    August 29, 2016

  • I don't especially see how suffix modification undoes euro-colonial legacy while the whole whopping "Latin" remains in there, but I may just be a pedantrix here.

    August 28, 2016

  • Like fun is English gender neutral! Are we forgetting the -trices?!

    August 28, 2016

  • I keep reading this as 'auzancuckoos'

    aus & couscous? bilby?

    August 26, 2016

  • can I instead be queen of harts? more artemisiacal

    August 26, 2016

  • this is one for the queen of hearts' lost sylloquary

    August 26, 2016

  • another name for woad, they say

    August 26, 2016

  • and that, my friend, is what we call - physics

    August 24, 2016

  • it may be an irresoluble regional frequency dispute; I've in my (granted, short) life never heard your sampled usage, for instance. note to self: bone up on sports jargon

    re: ScarJo - read here

    August 4, 2016

  • also - greenwashing (BP logo anyone??), pinkwashing (breast cancer support themed snacks)

    August 3, 2016

  • but there's precedent! e.g. 'whitewashed', as in a POC who's held to have excessively assimilated to whiteness (in my context people apply such terms to themselves), is a fairly established contemporary usage, older than the current debate about ScarJo doing martial arts etc

    August 3, 2016

  • THIS is the direct consequence of your punning

    August 1, 2016

  • -an unidentified Daniil Kharms translator with sssstyle

    July 25, 2016

  • I was unable to google image a scornful chicken emoji to express my feelings toward your joke, HELAS

    July 25, 2016

  • a.k.a. Squamp Thing

    July 22, 2016

  • what *cough* are the...evens?

    July 21, 2016

  • dewd. you blew my mind

    July 21, 2016

  • 2 years already! I'm gonna fly back in Oct but that's plenty of time for more amaze-y-ments

    July 21, 2016

  • it's a noun not a phrase, important! a trochee

    July 21, 2016

  • ...is apparently a better way to learn complicated shamanic rhythms on the janggu than 'but is that a 5 or a 7?' rolling constantly through one's head

    secretly its a juiced up 6 most of the time. I COUNTED

    July 21, 2016

  • This is my favorite word today. What's the word for the distinct sensation of having a favorite word that day? I want to put it in my minor Evelyn Waugh novel

    July 21, 2016

  • oddly specific!!

    July 21, 2016

  • I just Googled this and I think it's in poor taste on nature's part really. must be art students

    June 14, 2016

  • it's lemongrassy, with a gunpowder undertone. though shoes OUGHT to be spicy too

    June 3, 2016

  • sCUSE me that's just Quebecois

    June 3, 2016

  • sancho in Korean. The most faithful of spices

    June 1, 2016

  • instagram?

    May 24, 2016

  • bonus for ambiguity. does she operate? does she opera? are kinky boots involved either way?

    May 19, 2016

  • re: Lana Del Rey

    May 4, 2016

  • animal identity crisis alert

    May 2, 2016

  • reputed tiger wrestling

    May 2, 2016

  • fierce

    MERS

    May 2, 2016

  • YES

    April 28, 2016

  • oddlyspecific.com

    April 28, 2016

  • of course it was too subtle snarkasm on my part these are all uni students. the title is just quoting a Jezebel article on internet outrage

    April 25, 2016

  • the google image search reveals them to be delightfully similar to Korean 전병, a buckwheat variety

    April 21, 2016

  • The dephthpths,though

    The existential depththpthths

    April 20, 2016

  • it's hard to avoid young people on the internet eh

    April 20, 2016

  • I warrant it's 'rubbish'

    April 20, 2016

  • why so many unctuous syllables for one innocent plant eh?

    April 11, 2016

  • confectionery?

    April 8, 2016

  • this place is very real and it has at least one excellent Korean drinkery

    April 1, 2016

  • "he's not a natural man"

    -Nina

    March 31, 2016

  • !

    !

    !

    March 31, 2016

  • bourbonmots is gone somewhere before we could get married

    sorrows of the internet

    March 31, 2016

  • I didn't notice how Alex won this by several leagues

    I am literLOLing on company time y'all

    March 31, 2016

  • come now, you gots to admit - much have become stale over the years

    March 28, 2016

  • it hath a rapturous ungoogleability

    March 18, 2016

  • got milk? move the F over!

    March 16, 2016

  • This may...genuinely...outsin "straw-person argument" in Suffix Purgatory

    March 10, 2016

  • Totes

    March 10, 2016

  • Google-san lends no hand in the elucidation of this Superetc you speak of

    March 10, 2016

  • done

    March 8, 2016

  • thank you

    March 8, 2016

  • sez Rumi

    March 7, 2016

  • but he'd be stealing it from Zamboni Palin's mouth tho

    March 3, 2016

  • into the deepfriar with you!

    March 2, 2016

  • "arsehole/Tuesday/breakfast: typologies of ignorance" is my unethically researched inner thesis child

    March 2, 2016

  • I read doesn't know whether it's arseholes or Tuesday in Dance to the Music of Time. cf!

    March 2, 2016

  • a.k.a. fliff zone

    March 2, 2016

  • this is a classic quantity-over-quality situation

    February 26, 2016

  • well, the resting bitches are taking it back, mmkay
    having said that, why it's in research or media is rather boggling.

    ratherboggling - an obscure sport from the Isles?

    February 5, 2016

  • almost indistinguishable from Slavic bone structure

    February 5, 2016

  • Fun Metaphorical Applications Alert!

    January 29, 2016

  • also, is anyone beyond fascinated at the prose stylings of princess_fuckbarf, the only non-bot Twitterer using this word??

    January 28, 2016

  • don't eat with your umbos out!

    January 28, 2016

  • girl, oh my GOD I just noticed this

    Sailormoon is like a hello kitty feminist universe

    January 21, 2016

  • "from head to toe", "from -mptonshire to -nts"

    January 21, 2016

  • you di'n't!

    January 21, 2016

  • unlikelihood compounds as this young lady puts one on her face

    January 20, 2016

  • Also lurghee

    January 18, 2016

  • badumpsh

    January 15, 2016

  • How do you say "I hit/kill him"?

    January 14, 2016

  • Things that Look Like Mick Jagger

    January 14, 2016

  • Outsider Art

    January 14, 2016

  • Hard to Digest

    January 14, 2016

  • Street Drugs of Antiquity

    January 14, 2016

  • cf. 주유 - petrol or gas

    it is an adorable looking word isn't it

    January 12, 2016

  • cf. napoo finny (il n'y en a plus - finis)

    January 12, 2016

  • "her pubis glowed purply, like prose waxed by candleshine"

    January 12, 2016

  • as the poet said -

    I hit skins for the hell of it

    just for the yell I get

    mm, mm, mm - for the smell of it

    January 6, 2016

  • Y U NO BRACKET

    January 6, 2016

  • well-lucidated!

    January 6, 2016

  • also used as a political metaphor, e.g. "...a fatberg that might hope for the end of austerity, without realizing the impossibility of this demand."

    December 7, 2015

  • I'll take GUBU over SNAFU any day

    November 30, 2015

  • it reminds me of Lord Dunsany and his heart of fine-grained stone

    November 13, 2015

  • I like dhu-

    I've also listed "plot twist! that child is Jesus", girl

    November 12, 2015

  • gosh that's cute

    do you like pachinko bajingo?

    November 10, 2015

  • so in an alternate, more alliteration-friendly universe, a burden on society would have been a civic cumberer?

    November 10, 2015

  • I happen to have a postdoc in this (as well as a doctorate as a punani engineer)

    November 10, 2015

  • if Spoonerisms switch the onsets of a compound, Forkerisms explode the crystal

    November 9, 2015

  • modern media having addled one's subconscious, I'm picturing those handsome, shirtless Egyptians chasing down Moses' flock on wheels, in "Prince of Egypt"

    November 9, 2015

  • ie. the yogis of etymology

    November 9, 2015

  • the hard one we'll call a shiv

    November 5, 2015

  • how about a five-toad?

    November 3, 2015

  • it was the 8th day, Australiar

    November 3, 2015

  • "
    Definitions
    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

    abbr. Graduate in Pharmacy
    "

    I see

    November 2, 2015

  • to tragic results!!

    October 30, 2015

  • pahdon me, I fahted on the genderless utopia ^^

    as for fictional sludges - overruning a decent list with unseemly madeupicals is the sport of kings eh

    October 29, 2015

  • HA!

    what a good way to stick it to the internet

    October 29, 2015

  • an old friend, on Chaucer - he spelt how he felt

    October 29, 2015

  • Mr. Hughes, salubricities and salutations

    October 28, 2015

  • ye loaves of paradise, stuffed thicker of raisins than a pin-head wi' angels

    October 28, 2015

  • hokay -

    /lists/industrial-cockblock

    I don't have access to the OED no mo tho T.T

    October 28, 2015

  • TURN?! I gotta change mine!

    October 27, 2015

  • apropos of Ereshkigal

    October 27, 2015

  • spatch-

    yours?

    October 27, 2015

  • rarely is a word so metal both forwards and backwards

    October 27, 2015

  • a prosodical sort of lactose intolerance kind of thing

    October 27, 2015

  • course at the phonological level if we discount the schwa as a cute nothingness, this word has only 1 vowel!!!

    thusly it hurtles toward the final consonant in a very charming way.

    October 27, 2015

  • conversely the munchruffbin is the of name a consonant-switchy whose cluster is separated (the munchruffbin has just been invented. by me).
    the mouthfeel, while fine, is likely not up to the tasty brunchmuffin

    October 22, 2015

  • the implied typology of what Nixon's people called ratfucking dizzies the moral fabric

    October 19, 2015

  • Wordnik singularity

    October 19, 2015

  • ha! and me wi'out my talking trombone

    October 19, 2015

  • society?

    Marshal arts?

    hrservices?

    this is outsider art.

    October 19, 2015

  • how about Wordnick or Wordnock?

    October 19, 2015

  • bear-induced identity crisis

    October 19, 2015

  • at the bottom of the "lists" section there'll be a "New List" option - click that! You'll have to input the word again, though; despite that listing a word starts a list, it shows empty

    October 19, 2015

  • ie. developers

    October 17, 2015

  • cousin of imam bayildi - fainting imam

    October 15, 2015

  • I loves the smell of morphological prejudice in the morning

    October 14, 2015

  • I am not a fan of these jokesy scientists y'all

    October 7, 2015

  • ie. Hajime Suroyama

    September 21, 2015

  • your mind is unconventionally beautiful

    September 15, 2015

  • usage: "the VAG"

    September 15, 2015

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