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wiredweird commented on the word periodic
PEER ee Odd ick - happening at regular intervals
PURR eye Odd ick - having iodine substituends for all hydrogen atoms
May 2, 2008
wiredweird commented on the word zoea
Four letters, three syllables, and starts with a consonant. Does anyone know any other words like that?
September 30, 2007
wiredweird commented on the word lather
(rhymes with "hath fur") person who applies lath, e.g. to a wall
(rhymes with "bathe her") person who operates a lathe
(rhymes with "gather") foam
BTW, does anyone know any other spellings that have three or more different pronunciations?
wiredweird commented on the word unionized
Belonging to a union.
March 27, 2007
wiredweird commented on the list allophonic-homographs
(rhymes with FUR - ee - Odd tick) Fully saturated with iodine atoms
(rhymes with PEER my Odd tick) occuring at predictable intervals.
wiredweird commented on the word multiply
(Mul-ti-PLY) perform an operation in arithemtic
(MUL-ti-Plee) More than once
wiredweird commented on the word arithmetic
(uh-RITH-muh-Tick) numerical manipulations
(Air-ith-MET-ick) adj, pertaining to mathematical operations
wiredweird commented on the word dove
(rhymes with love) - a kind of bird
(rhymes with cove) - past tense of dive
wiredweird commented on the word lead
rhymes with red - a heavy metal
rhymes with reed - to go in front, or to command
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oroboros commented on the user wiredweird
Great username wiredweird!
October 1, 2007
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