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youremyfoible commented on the word scibility
"scibility - The power of knowing."-- http://www.thefreedictionary.com/scibility
January 16, 2012
youremyfoible commented on the word rhedarious
"a rare adjective meaning 'used as a cart or chariot.' If you pile things on your wheeled office chair to move them down the hall, your chair is then rhedarious" -- Totally Weird and Wonderful Words
By Erin McKean
youremyfoible commented on the word rhathymia
"carefree behavior; light-heartedness." -- http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/carefree
youremyfoible commented on the word portmantologist
"one who studies or coins portmanteau words " -- http://phrontistery.info/clw3.html
January 14, 2012
youremyfoible commented on the word plenisphere
"plenisphere- a perfect sphere" -- http://phrontistery.info/clw3.html
youremyfoible commented on the word ooglification
"It refers to a supposed process by which an oo sound is substituted for another vowel, either to turn a regular English word into slang or to make a slang word even more slangy." -- More information and history at http://www.worldwidewords.org/weirdwords/ww-oog1.htm
January 13, 2012
youremyfoible commented on the word entortillation
"The action of entwining or twisting. This comes from a Latin word meaning 'to twist.' " -- as defined in the book "Totally Weird and Wonderful Words" By Erin McKean.
youremyfoible commented on the word eutrapely
"wit, ease and urbanity of conversation " -- http://phrontistery.info/e.html
youremyfoible commented on the word choronymy
This word was featured in "Totally Weird and Wonderful Words" by Erin McKean. It means "the study of naming...including wind names, hurricane names, and astronomical names." From the Greek choro (place) and nymy (name).
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