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meeralee commented on the word pernicious
Then perhaps I should remove it. :-) Thanks, slumry!
July 23, 2007
meeralee commented on the list scavenger-hunt-2-flair
Thank you! :-)
April 16, 2007
meeralee commented on the list i-love-not-man-the-less-but-nature-more
misanthrope too strong? Then there are the lovely anchorite and eremite.
March 31, 2007
meeralee commented on the list baby-got-back-formations
Not a back formation, but today I read an ad looking for "impactive" photographs. Gaaaaargh.
March 23, 2007
On this list because I always think it has the connotation of insidiousness, which it doesn't really.
February 28, 2007
meeralee commented on the list that-s-the-spirit
What about arak? They drink it in the Middle East -- it's a grape-based alcohol flavored with aniseed and mixed with water before sipping.I think it's pretty foul, myself. :-)
February 27, 2007
meeralee commented on the word bloviate
I can't believe I forgot this word for my Blanguage list. :-)
meeralee commented on the list don-t-say-a-word
Hmmm. Pause? It doesn't work in your sentence, but it does work with "Instead of saying what he meant, uselessness (BLANKED) meaningfully."
February 22, 2007
meeralee commented on the list let-the-wild-rumpus-start
Devilry (or deviltry, which I prefer)? Prank?
February 21, 2007
meeralee commented on the list scavenger-hunt-1-blanguage
Blaspheme is perfect. Thank you!
Blurb is great. I considered blistering and blow, but I think I want to stick to words with an obvious and major relationship to language.
meeralee commented on the word feefifobia
You just made my entire day. :-)
February 20, 2007
meeralee commented on the word vainglorious
In my opinion, a delicious word to say.
meeralee commented on the list really-cool-two-letter-words
meeralee commented on the list verbed-animal-nouns
Ooh. Awesome list. There's cow and worm.
meeralee commented on the list way-less-than-a-genius
meeralee commented on the list i-ve-got-a-cunning-plan
I lifted snare, gimmick, feint, and hustle!
meeralee commented on the word stevedore
I'm always mistakenly thinking it refers to a large machine, like a tractor. Lovely word, though.
meeralee commented on the word dodge
Ooh -- thanks for dodge! I think I need to be convinced about wheeze..
meeralee commented on the list good-mood
Lovely! Thank you!
meeralee commented on the word nudiustertian
I just remembered that Hebrew has words for "the day before yesterday," "the day after tomorrow," and "yesternight." I'm not sure if any of them have adjectival forms, though.
February 18, 2007
meeralee commented on the word gauche
I love that gauche and ganache are next to each other on your list. They're a lovely pair. And now I'm doing my best to imagine "a gauche ganache."
February 17, 2007
meeralee commented on the list words-i-always-think-i-understand-and-discover-i-don-t
Well, it might be a candidate for someone else's list of the same name...:-)
meeralee commented on the list bad-guys
What about boor and goon?
February 16, 2007
I think of it the same way you do.
meeralee commented on the word surcease
For some reason, even though this word contains its meaning, I always find myself thinking it means either its opposite -- something that will not abate -- or else that it means "a lack of".
reestee, that's funny -- nonplussed sounds exactly like its meaning to me. ;-)sionnach, enervating is definitely an odd one. It helps me that I kind of sigh when I say it. I'm adding some of these to the list!
...I always think it means "stubborn." Not only that, but I think it _should_ mean "stubborn."
February 15, 2007
None of the standard links will find anything on this word, but there's a citation here and another here.
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isoglossian commented on the user meeralee
You've made a wonderful collection of lists~
January 17, 2010
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