youremyfoible has adopted , looked up 6653 words, created 16 lists, listed 835 words, written 9 comments, added 1 tag, and loved 1 word.

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  • "scibility - The power of knowing."-- http://www.thefreedictionary.com/scibility

    January 16, 2012

  • "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

    January 16, 2012

  • "carefree behavior; light-heartedness." -- http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/carefree

    January 16, 2012

  • "one who studies or coins portmanteau words " -- http://phrontistery.info/clw3.html

    January 14, 2012

  • "plenisphere- a perfect sphere" -- http://phrontistery.info/clw3.html

    January 14, 2012

  • "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

  • "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.

    January 13, 2012

  • "wit, ease and urbanity of conversation " -- http://phrontistery.info/e.html

    January 13, 2012

  • 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).

    January 13, 2012

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