adopted no words,
looked up 0
and loved 6
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list the-ear-the-eye-ans-the-arm
I love this book! I suggest you add 'rooibos' and 'mellower' to the list.
February 1, 2011
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list good-words-if-used-sparingly
April 29, 2010
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word quashal
CDT and the Players finally moved in the Northern District of California, pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 17(c), to quash the latest round of subpoenas and the matter was heard by Judge Illston. (The original subpoena, and the motion to quash it that was filed in 2003, aren't before us.) In an oral ruling, Judge Illston quashed the subpoenas. We will refer to this as the Illston Quashal. See Bryan A. Garner, A Dictionary of Modern American Legal Usage 725 (2d ed. 1995).
United States v. Comprehensive Drug Testing, Inc., 579 F.3d 989, 994 (9th Cir. Cal. 2009)
March 27, 2010
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the user nickbomb
Nice spelling bee lists! I have a copy of the 2005 Paideia if you want it. I don't think it's online anymore.
March 17, 2010
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word aliquot
Each share of the Coggins class is to receive, as rescissory damages, its aliquot share of the present assets. Coggins v. New England Patriots, 397 Mass. 525 (1986).
March 2, 2010
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list manx-words-for-ear-marks-on-sheep-ca-1934
April 28, 2009
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list wordie-wide-scavenger-hunt
Let's call it Wordiewhack. The goal is to identify a pair of words that appear on exactly one Wordie list. When you add them, hyphenate them as a pair, such as logarithm-shingles, so as not to destroy the Wordiewhackness of the discrete words. Have fun!
April 7, 2009
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word holiday merriment epicenter
The Zipper Factory in NYC claims to be this.
December 2, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list silent-p
It's not at the beginning, but how about raspberry? I mean, c'mon. That's awesome.
November 22, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word glycyrrhizin
see here: http://wordie.org/lists/awesome-names-for-your-heavy-metal-band
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list a-testicle-by-any-other-name
Oh, and boys, as in "My boys need a house," Kramer's response when Jerry asked whether he prefers briefs or boxers. The answer, I guess, is self-evident.
November 13, 2008
lead singer; courtesy of Dane Cook's monologue on SNL. A classic.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word non-physical teaching entity
November 12, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list jumbo-shrimp
October 17, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word mallemaroking
keelhaul the lot of 'em.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list conditions-cured-by-john-jameson-s-concoction
Dang! Beat me to it.
October 10, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list southern-from-away-down-south-in-dixie
I can't wait to have me some cream of peanut butter soup. Yum!
October 9, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word this is not my beautiful wife
How do I work this?
October 8, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list please-add-these-words
Have at it, C_B! The fuck-free Wordie 100 is safely filed away.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list compounds-that-look-freakish
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word snagger
Cleans and rough finishes surfaces of casting, using powered grinding wheel mounted on counterbalanced frame: Positions casting under grinding wheel manually or using crane or hoist. Grabs grinder handles and pulls wheel down against casting to remove projections, such as gates, fins, and parting lines, from surface. Repositions casting to grind other areas. May change position of belts on motor and pulleys to increase revolutions per minute when grinding wheel wears down. May remove cracks in surfaces of ingots, billets, and forgings, using grinder. May grind castings, using stationary grinder and be designated Stand Grinder (foundry).
October 4, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word smutter
Tends grain separating, washing, and scouring machines that remove foreign matter, such as dirt, smut, and rust, from grain preparatory to milling: Adjusts slides in bin spouts and starts elevators to route grain from storage bins to machines. Turns valves to regulate water temperature and water level in washer, to adjust air suction to remove dust from separators, and to regulate flow of air through drier. Turns wingnuts to adjust angle of separator screens, according to grain flow and amount of refuse. Hooks bag under end of screen to catch refuse. Starts machines to process grain and observes flow entering machines to prevent overloading. Examines processed grain to verify cleanliness. Pounds chutes with mallet to dislodge clogged grain. May tend separating equipment only and be designated Separator Tender (grain-feed mills) I.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word unhairing inspector
Examines hides and skins for flesh and hair after defleshing and dehairing operations. Places rejected hides on pile for reprocessing and defleshed and dehaired hides on cart.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word able seaman
Performs following tasks on board ship to watch for obstructions in vessel's path and to maintain equipment and structures: Stands watch at bow or on wing of bridge to look for obstructions in path of vessel. Measures depth of water in shallow or unfamiliar waters, using leadline, and telephones or shouts information to bridge. Turns wheel on bridge or uses emergency steering apparatus to steer vessel as directed by MATE, SHIP (water trans.). Breaks out, rigs, overhauls, and stows cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Overhauls lifeboats and lifeboat gear and lowers or raises lifeboats with winch or falls. Paints and chips rust on deck or superstructure of ship. Must hold certificate issued by U.S. Government. When working aboard vessels carrying liquid cargoes, must hold tanker operator's certificate. May stow or remove cargo from ship's hold STEVEDORE (water trans.) II. May be concerned with only one phase of duties, as maintenance of ship's gear and decks or watch duties, and be known as Deckhand, Maintenance (water trans.); Watchstander (water trans.).
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list •-wordie-pro
Ahem. *Waits for invitation to Wordie PRO*
October 2, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list autological-words
How about agglutinative?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word snow machine
I guess snowmobile was politically incorrect. Who knew?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word pirate-infested waters
esp., the ones off Somalia.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list words-that-kick-serious-ass
Awesome list. I would just add kernicterus.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word hoarfrost
October 1, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list •open-list-what-s-on-em-your-em-work-desk
September 30, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list destination-unclear
Yeah. I am parking them here until I figure out which list to put them on, or create a suitable list.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word exanguination
I think it's exsanguination.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word spake
As in "Thus Spake Zarathustra."
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list counties-in-virginia
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word tintinnabulation
Hear the sledges with the bells -
What a world of merriment their melody foretells!
How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle,
In the icy air of night!
While the stars that oversprinkle
All the heavens, seem to twinkle
With a crystalline delight;
Keeping time, time, time,
In a sort of Runic rhyme,
To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells
From the bells, bells, bells, bells,
Bells, bells, bells -
From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.
The Bells, Edgar Allen Poe
September 29, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word c-h-i-c-k-e-n
From the reissue of the album "Arkansas Traveler" by Michelle Shocked.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word lemon song
Squeeze me baby, till the juice runs down my leg.
The way you squeeze my lemon now, I'm gonna fall right out of bed. Hey, hey hey . . .
Here you go, yarb: quaff, bliss, and lull.
September 28, 2008
Eyvallah, gangerh. Is bitti bile.
September 26, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list denizens
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word biyatch
Oh yes I did.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word bitchslap
From the musical "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee": Thank you for the bitchslap and the juice box."
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word fuckery
From an Amy Winehouse song: "What kind of fuckery is this?/You made me miss the Slick Rick gig"
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list fun-legal-words
I couldn't help myself.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word contemnor
One who treats with contempt; a person who is found in contempt of court.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list real-estate-law
Thanks for the encouragement, but I should do some actual legal work!
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word bohica
One of my clients had to explain this acronym at a deposition after using it in an email. Priceless.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list words-that-sound-wrong-if-you-say-them-a-bunch-of-times
Er, I thought there were a lot of these, but I am stuck. A little help?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word palooka
This is on the National Spelling Bee Master Word List, under words that occur frequently. Origin unknown, if memory serves.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the user john
You rule. Thanks.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word retort unloader
Don't forget, if someone unloads a retort on you, you can remove it with the handy-dandy buzzle buffer.
Geez, don't be so sensitive guys! My comments were meant to be tongue-in-cheek.
Technically, Palooka, so far every 879th Wordie has added the f-word. I drop F-bombs with the best of them, but I don't think we need it in the Wordie Hot 100. As for a rejiggering the list, C_B, I've been trying to find the right verb for what I'm doing here all week. Thank you. I am a confessed rejiggerer. Now will all you hating mofos just add the following freaking words already: azure; alacrity; prestidigitation; diaphanous; moribund
Peace out, z.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word kusmin
The hebrew word for the grain spelt.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list names-of-people-animals-real-fiction-that-became-words
Can we just call them eponyms? We're among friends.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word parallelepipedon
Same as parallelepiped (only cooler).
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word parallelapiped
This is a mispelling of parallelepiped. You're welcome.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word inutile
This is the name of a song in the musical "In the Heights."
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list songs-named-after-food
Are we done?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word muffineer
The scientist should also wear orange pants. Mmmmm. Muffins.
September 25, 2008
Unloads retort or kiln after destructive distillation processing or making of charcoal: Pushes loaded cars out of retort or kiln. Rakes charcoal from racks or cars and discards unburned wood. Starts conveyor and shovels charcoal onto conveyor that transfers it into trucks. May drive truck to and from retort or kiln and dumping ramp where charcoal is dumped and bagged.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word admeasurer
Compiles data and prepares certificates of admeasurement to document ships, and determine type of license and safety equipment required, net tonnage, and applicable tolls and wharfage fees: Examines blueprints of ship and takes physical measurements to determine capacity, using rule and tape measure. Computes gross and net tonnage and deductible space of vessel required by laws. Prepares sketches of vessels, using drafting instruments. Writes certificates of admeasurement, listing such details as design, length, depth, and breadth of vessel, and method of propulsion.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word hogshead wrecker
Opens sealed hogsheads of tobacco, using hammer, hatchet, and wire clippers: Removes nails from headbands and cuts metal band and wooden liner. Raises hogshead to upright position, using hoist. Cuts wire bands and remaining headband, removes head, and allows staves to fall on floor or cuts wire bands and lifts hogshead from packed tobacco. On patented hogsheads, cuts tie wire and headbands or removes pins from eyelets, catches sections of staves as staves fall from hogshead, and removes head.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word carroter
Applies chemical solution onto fur pelts, using brush, to condition fur fibers for manufacture of felt hats.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word dedenter
Operates machine to remove dents from metal barrels: Positions barrel on lower die of machine, aligning bunghole under water spout of machine. Turns side dies of machine to align contour of dies with contour of barrel ends. Presses switch that closes side, top, and bottom dies around barrel. Pumps water into barrel, forcing walls of barrel against dies and removing dents. Stops pump and opens dies after specified water pressure has been attained. Examines surfaces of barrel to verify smoothness. Pushes barrel from lower die onto conveyor. May drain de-dented barrels, pressurize barrels with air, and place barrel in water tank to detect leaks.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word debeaker
Trims and sears beaks, toes, and wings of baby chicks to prevent injury and flight: Inserts chick's beak in guide hole of heated trimmer and depresses pedal to cut off and sear tip of beak or trims and sears chick's beak, using heated hand shears. Trims and sears chick's toes and wings by pressing them against hot wire.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word eyeletter
button riveter; eyelet maker; eyelet riveter; eyeletter; grommet-machine operator; grommet maker Tends machine that crimps eyelets, grommets, snaps, buttons, or similar fasteners to material, such as cloth, canvas, paper, plastic, leather, or rubber to reinforce holes, attach fasteners, or to attach parts, by any of following methods: (1) Pours metal fasteners into hopper of machine. Positions material under machine head according to marking on machine bed or material. Depresses pedal to start machine that feeds fastener from fastener holder, lowers ram to force fastener through material and to crimp fastener edges into material, and material into position for succeeding fasteners. (2) Lays fastener in holder of machine. Positions material over fastener according to marks on material or prepunched holes in material. Depresses pedal to lower machine ram which forces edges of fastener into material. (3) Inserts bottom section of two piece fastener in slot in bed of machine and top section into hole in material. Depresses pedal to lower ram and rivet both sections together. May locate and mark positions of fastener on material. May tend machine that also punches holes for fasteners.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word bung dropper
Animal Eviscerator: Eviscerates cattle, hogs, lambs, and small animals, performing any combination of following tasks: Slits body cavity of carcass, reaches inside abdominal cavity and cuts membranes holding intestines. Inserts spiral rod in gullet to sever gullet and windpipe from other neck tissue. Cuts bung from intestines and ties intestines, bladder, bung, and gullet to prevent leakage of contents. Pulls intestines from carcass, trims off fat, and dumps them into gut truck or conveyor pan. Cuts out glands, ovaries, sweetbreads, liver, heart, lungs, kidneys, spleen, and spermatic cord, places them on conveyor, in containers, or throws them down chute. Cuts bruises, blemishes, and ragged tissue from carcass. Cuts skin from tail to shoulders to bisect carcass. Severs head from carcass. May wash viscera and carcass, using hose. Patches leaks in intestines, using skewer. May break and bind hoofs of lambs or sheep. May be designated according to function performed as Bruise Trimmer (meat products); Leak Patcher (meat products); Weasand Rodder (meat products); or part of animal eviscerated as Belly Opener (meat products); Bung Dropper (meat products); Bung-Gut Tier (meat products). May be designated: Caul-Fat Puller (meat products); Gut Puller (meat products); Gut Sorter (meat products); Leaf-Fat Scraper (meat products); Rabbit Dresser (meat products).
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word butt sawyer
Tends power-driven circular, chain, or drag saw located on deck or at edge of pond to cut logs to standard length: Moves logs in pond into position for sawing, using pike pole. Moves levers to drop dogs to hold log in place. Starts saw and cuts log to required length. May tend circular cutoff saw, mounted on deck, to cut smaller diameter or crooked logs into usable lengths. May replace saw blades.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word japanner
Spreads premixed solutions, such as dope, grease, or lacquer, on leather, using applicator, to finish or waterproof leather. Positions coated leather on conveyor belt to move leather through drying oven.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word buzzle buffer
Tends machine that buffs hides to specified finish: Turns setscrews to regulate distance between rollers, according to thickness of hide. Inserts hide between rollers and starts machine. Holds half of hide while rollers buff surface of other half. Repeats buffing operation on unbuffed portion of hide. May be designated according to hide buffed as Black-Leather Buffer (leather mfg.); White-Kid Buffer (leather mfg.). May tend machine equipped with abrasive covered rollers that form nap on surface of leather and be designated Sueding-Wheel Operator (leather mfg.).
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word cadaver decapitator
I'll take it.
Thanks Mollusque. How did you identify the words just outside the top 100?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word satan gave me a taco
September 24, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word monkey hurlage
courtesy of Dilbert
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word friend whore
Someone who adds as many friends as possible on Facebook.
September 23, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list 21st-century-lingo
Oh thanks, Prolagus. My first comment is the definition of friend whore.
Someone who adds as many friends as possible on Facebook.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word mutton monger
Thank you so much.
This is the real list. Sorry for the confusion.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word cereal popper
September 22, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word gunner
Controls guns (pressure cylinders) to expand or puff whole grain to produce breakfast cereal: Presses button to admit grain and water to electric- or gas-heated cylinder. Clamps lid in place and starts cylinder rotating. Turns valves and moves controls to regulate air pressure and temperature in cylinder to obtain product having puffed kernels of specified size, color, and uniformity. Removes lid after specified time, causing grain to expand as it escapes from cylinder. Examines and feels product to determine need for adjustments in process conditions. (Also called a cereal popper.)
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word de-alcoholizer
Tends distilling equipment that removes alcohol from beer to convert it to near-beer: Turns valves to admit water to condensers. Starts impellers and vacuum pumps, and opens beer inlet valve. Observes meters, and steam-pressure and vacuum gauges, and turns valves to make adjustments required to draw off vaporized and condensed alcohol and return other gases to solution. Starts pump to transfer solution (near-beer) to storage tank or rack room. Inspects hoses, pipes, tanks, and connections for leaks and cleans equipment by flushing with water.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word yeast pusher
Tends equipment to transfer surplus yeast from fermenting cellar to storage tanks in yeast drying plant: Couples hose between yeast tank and flow lines, using wrench. Opens valves on line to effect uninterrupted flow. Notifies yeast plant to prepare to receive yeast. Opens gravity-feed outlet valve to permit yeast to drop into storage tanks. Climbs into tank to spray yeast residue with water and pushes it to outlet to complete transfer, using water hose and paddle.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word skull grinder
Picks up split and brained hog head and holds nasal passages against revolving emery wheel to clean out dirt. Removes dirt from ear passages. Throws hog head in container.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word shellfish shucker
Shucks fresh or steamed shellfish, such as oysters, clams, or scallops (bivalves), preparatory to canning, freezing, or fresh packing: Holds shellfish firmly or against block and forces shucking knife between halves of shell at hinge juncture. Twists knife to sever muscles holding shell closed and pries open. Cuts shellfish from shell, flips it into container, and discards shell. May break off edges of shells before shucking, using hatchet. May be designated according to shellfish shucked as Clam Shucker (can. & preserv.); Oyster Shucker (can. & preserv.); Scallop Shucker (can. & preserv.).
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word egg breaker
Separates yolk and glair (white) of eggs for use in food products: Strikes eggs against bar, allows contents to fall into bowl, and throws empty shells into receptacle. Smells broken eggs to detect spoiled ones and dumps them into waste container. Pours broken eggs from bowl over egg-separating device. Pulls lever to retain yolk and to allow white to fall into cup below. May be designated according to specialization as Egg Smeller (any industry).
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word flumer
Feeds potatoes into flume (trough) that carries them to washing machine: Removes board covering flume to allow potatoes to fall from stockpile. Scoops potatoes from edges of pile, using wheelbarrow, and dumps them into flume. Adjusts headgates to regulate flow of potatoes into flume.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word squeegeer
Lays up fiberglass and resin-coated fabrics on plaster, steel, or wooden forms to mold plastic parts for products, such as boats, sporting equipment, automobile bodies, and airplane seats: Cleans form with solvent and sprays it with parting agent, such as wax or soap. Cuts fabric to specified size, following pattern or template and using knife or scissors. Measures and mixes plastic resins, coloring agents, and catalyst as specified, using scales and portable mixer. Spreads compound on form, positions fabric on compound, and rubs fabric with squeegee to remove air bubbles. Applies additional layers of compound and fabric to build up specified number of laminations. Trims edges of laminated fabric, using scissors or knife. Allows part to cure and removes it from mold. May paint part, using spray gun. May drill and cut part, following template and using power drill and power saw. Sprays mixture of chopped fiberglass, resin, and catalyst on mold to form laminations, using spray gun. May tend machine that wraps resin impregnated fabric strips around mandrel to form plastic rods.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word lingo cleaner
Cleans metal lingos (weighted heddles) used in $T3Jacquard loom$T1 harness: Cuts harness cords from lingo, using curved, flexible knife, and lays lingos in tray. Places tray of lingos in tub filled with cleaning solution, boils solution to remove dirt and oil from lingos, and rinses lingos in adjoining tub. Places tray of cleaned lingos in drying cabinet. Removes trays from drying cabinet and ties lingos in bunches with cords.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word moshgiach
Supervises workers engaged in storing, preparing, and cooking meats, poultry, and other foods in restaurants, catering halls, hospitals, or other establishments to ensure observance of Hebrew dietary laws and customs: Examines incoming purchases of meat and fowl to ensure that slaughtering and selection of meat cuts have been performed according to dietary law. Inspects equipment, utensils, and food supplies to ascertain that separation of dairy and meat products is maintained and that kosher foods and supplies are kept separate from nonkosher foods. Ensures that silverware, dishes, and utensils are sent to prescribed meat kitchen or dairy kitchen for washing. Washes and salts meat and fowl in accordance with Hebrew ritual. Directs kitchen staff in methods of complying with dietary laws.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word otorhinolaryngologist
Diagnoses and treats diseases of ear, nose, and throat: Examines affected organs, using equipment such as audiometers, prisms, nasoscopes, microscopes, x-ray machines, and fluoroscopes. Determines nature and extent of disorder, and prescribes and administers medications, or performs surgery. Performs tests to determine extent of loss of hearing due to aural or other injury, and speech loss as result of diseases or injuries to larynx.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word keno writer
Conducts keno game in gambling establishment: Receives, verifies, and records cash wagers of customers. Starts gaming equipment that randomly selects numbered balls. Announces number of each ball selected until number of balls specified for each game is selected. Scans winning tickets presented by customers, calculates amount of winnings, and pays customers, utilizing knowledge of rules and payoffs of game.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word honeycomb decapper
Cuts caps from commercial honeycombs with hand or motor-driven knife, preparatory to extracting honey: Breaks propolis (beeglue) seals with scraper, and lifts frame of honeycomb from super. Moves honeycomb frame into oscillating knife, or cuts caps from frame, using hand knife. Trims superfluous wax from wooden parts with knife and places frame in stand. May place frames of honeycomb in extractor
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word blintze roller
Fills precut sheets of egg dough with cheese, folds ends over filling, and rolls lengthwise to make blintzes (rolled cheese pancakes). Places blintzes on conveyor leading to packer.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list shapes
Someone in the novel Catch-22 is described as having "infundibuliform jowls," which I think means that his cheeks look like funnels. Love this word.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word paleopodiatry
This is from a Princeton Review reading comprehension passage from many years ago about inferring the anatomy of dinosaurs from their footprints. The passage refers to the process as "a quantitative exercise in paleopodiatry. I always wanted to major in that.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word shanks's pony
Also used in Richard Thompson's terrific song "Walking the Long Miles Home":
Got the moon there for company each step of the way
And the rhythm in my shoes keep the blues all away
When you ride Shanks's Pony you don't have to pay
Walking the long miles home
September 17, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the user chained_bear
Hi CB, please help me bump 'f--k' from the Wordie Hot 100 by adding prestidigitation, alacrity, ineffable, or chimera. I'm not even kidding!
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word surcease
I love this word.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word your goodselves
In Irish English, a polite way of saying 'you.' As in, "the aforementioned parcel is in the possession of your goodselves."
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word cekyoslovakyalilastiramadiklarimizdanmisiniz
The longest word in Turkish.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the user LibraryThingTim
The putative longest word (and a complete sentence in itself) in Turkish is
Which means, "Are you one of those that we could not make Czechoslovakian?"
Just thought you'd want to know.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list aliko-s-turkish-words
Do these have something in common besides being shortish Turkish words? Obviously not beginner words. Is it a puzzle?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list the-sirens-of-titan
I love this kind of list!
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word soccer witchcraft riot
It sounds like the stampede was actually caused by police firing into the air and causing a panic, but whatever. Great word.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the user gangerh
Bilmukabele, gangerh. discombobulate benim de en sevdiklerimdendir.
September 11, 2008
Chained Bear, I'm afraid I must insist that you master and use the entire name. I promise it will be worth the effort. You wouldn't want me calling you, "Chai," would you?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the user zuccaciyecioglu
Thanks for asking, Prolagus. This is a Turkish name I made up that means son of ("oglu") a glassware ("zuccaciye") seller ("ci"). The c's are pronounced like 'j' and the g is silent, hence:
Zoo - Jah - Jee - Yeh - Jee - Oh - Loo
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the user frew
Frew, I was looking for a link to the MTSI word of the day. Thanks.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list mtsi-word-of-the-day
Is there a link, please?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word googlewhackery
googlewhackness? googlewhacity? googlewhacketude?
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word stormy petrel
I think it is redundant to say "obviate the need" for something. "Obviate" means to eliminate the need for something. Thus, "This solution obviates any further analysis" would be the correct usage.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word yottabyte
Anytime someone starts nattering on about their download speed, I just say that I can download 10 yottabytes in one zeptosecond. OK, actually, I just fantasize about saying this.
September 9, 2008
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the list 10-cent-words-literally
OK. 25 cents for Brobdingnagian. Can't have Lilliputian without Brobdingnagian.
For a shot at $75,000, I'm willing to pay up now.
zuccaciyecioglu commented on the word zenzizenzizenzic
I wish I could get this on my license plate.
I am offering my daughter 10 cents for each word that she learns to spell. Here is a sampling. Enjoy!
New comments are temporarily disabled while we update our database.
gangerh commented on the user zuccaciyecioglu
Sorry, zuccaciyecioglu, I couldn't resist that. Seriously, welcome to the wonder that is Wordie. However, nobody is listing insistence. ;-) Be great!
Tanıştığımıza memnun oldum, zed.
frew commented on the user zuccaciyecioglu
Our list IS the MTSI word of the day. We just come up with words we like every day and add them to the list.
chained_bear commented on the user zuccaciyecioglu
zuccaciyecioglu? That's a lovely name, truly, but do you mind very much if I call you "zucca" for short?
Are you Turkish, by any chance?
Prolagus commented on the user zuccaciyecioglu
It'll take the whole week to learn it. Thank you for boycotting my GRE! :-)
very nice name, by the way!
How do you pronounce your username?
A link to what?
Wordnik is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN #47-2198092.