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  • "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

  • "some kind of bird"

    August 3, 2008

  • 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.

    --OED

    July 1, 2008

  • I think I read that Merriam Webster declared w00t the word of the year...

    December 13, 2007

  • nice bio-words!

    July 27, 2007

  • 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

  • ooooh nice word

    June 6, 2007

  • Wordie is spelled right again, now. Hooray!

    April 25, 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • Wow, cryptonym is a great word! Go ask John to add it in.

    April 20, 2007

  • Nice to meet you. I am intrigued to find you are the first person to list teuchter.

    April 20, 2007