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  • Welsh. "Hiraeth is the sense of being so much a part of a place -- and the place, a part of you -- that you feel forever incomplete when separated from it."

    March 5, 2007

  • From Hindi maina "a starling," from Skt. madana-s "love, passion," with a special sense of "bird."

    February 12, 2007

  • YOU'RE a booger.

    but cuntbucket is our special word, dearie.

    cuntnozzle is not nearly as great as cuntshovel. i think the schwa in nozzle softens it too much.

    December 9, 2006

  • German. Literally the backbone. Das Grat meaning a fin, a grout, or a ridge.

    December 8, 2006

  • From the Greek nostos meaning return, and algos meaning suffering. "The suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return." --Milan Kundera, Ignorance

    December 8, 2006

  • German. The ache for distance. Much stronger than just wanderlust.

    December 8, 2006

  • German. A face that requires a fist.

    December 8, 2006

  • Greek. To put something of yourself into what you create. Usually used in reference to cooking.

    December 8, 2006

  • Boro (idigineous dialect of India). To love for the last time.

    December 8, 2006

  • French, archaic english. To sing and cry at the same time.

    December 8, 2006

  • German. Literally "stair-wit", meaning the comeback one thinks of after it is too late. Equivalent to the french "l'ésprit de l'éscalier."

    December 8, 2006

  • Latin. To be breathed into. The root for inspiration.

    December 8, 2006

  • Czech. A fusion of self pity, regret and fear. "Lítost is a state of torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery." - Milan Kundera

    December 8, 2006

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