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ravendesk commented on the word jokmockockery
This is an imaginary word I created because I could not find a word that meant all three with the shading I imagined. It is a portmanteau of the three words, joking, mocking, and cocky. But most real words are portmanteaus, after all. Even daisy comes from "days eye."
September 20, 2011
ravendesk commented on the word mondegreen
Won miniature aunt opt then extra sue she.
(One minute you're on top, the next you're sushi.)
ravendesk commented on the word sporadic
Thanks! I remember that word now. Not sure where I discovered it originally though.
ravendesk commented on the word gongoozler
Gongoozling can actually get you a lot in life. I think the definition is almost as funny as the word.
This is a delightful example of a word that sounds exactly like what it means, and both the sound and meaning intrigue me. I bet there is even a word for "a word that sounds like what it means"...is there?
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