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postnomer commented on the word skoob
"A pile of books assembled in order to be destroyed as a gesture against the proliferation and undue veneration of the printed word; the ceremonial burning of a book or books."
August 3, 2008
postnomer commented on the word skirwingle
"some kind of bird"
postnomer commented on the word rhopography
Painting in still life.
1850 J. LEITCH tr. C. O. Müller's Anc. Art §163 (ed. 2) 139 Rhopography..the representation of restricted scenes in natureema small portion of a wood, a brook and the like.
July 1, 2008
postnomer commented on the word woot
I think I read that Merriam Webster declared w00t the word of the year...
December 13, 2007
postnomer commented on the list tcorcoran-s-words
July 27, 2007
postnomer commented on the list words-that-trip-off-the-tongue
where did you find epergne, and how is it that i have missed out, all my life, on such a fabulous word that would have saved me in scrabble many a time??
also--harry potter, 12:01, i'm having trouble not jumping up and down whenever i think about it!
July 20, 2007
postnomer commented on the list jovervol-s-words
ooooh nice word
June 6, 2007
Wordie is spelled right again, now. Hooray!
April 25, 2007
postnomer commented on the user sonofgroucho
Salutations! I confess, I stole teuchter off a Scottish history buff I know (not on wordie). But may I say that I was really excited to see pizzicato on your list of fun words? It's been entirely too long since I used that word...
April 21, 2007
question--has wordie always been spelled "wirdee" at the top of www.wordie.org?
April 20, 2007
postnomer commented on the word squirk
in the OED, squirk isn't an insult like it is in the UD... instead, it's "a. A half-suppressed laugh. b. A sharp squeaking sound."
April 11, 2007
having more words than I do is all very well--but I actually got to use defenestrate in that essay I turned in today. Yes, Becky defenestrates her copy of the dictionary at the beginning of Vanity Fair. I enjoyed that entirely too much.
April 6, 2007
postnomer commented on the word fisk
the OED defines fisk as an intransitive verb: "To move briskly, scamper about, frisk, whisk; also with about, abroad, in and out, to and fro."
April 4, 2007
i was just reading about aphasia!
March 25, 2007
dude. awesome. (I love how this is all about words, and I give you, "dude. awesome.")
March 10, 2007
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jennarenn commented on the user postnomer
Wow, cryptonym is a great word! Go ask John to add it in.
sonofgroucho commented on the user postnomer
Nice to meet you. I am intrigued to find you are the first person to list teuchter.
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