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skipvia commented on the word captionym
Words that have different meanings depending on capitalization; for example, polish and Polish.
Edit: Had I been a typie, I would have keyed this in as capitonym, which was my intent. But this seems to have taken on a life of its own.
November 15, 2007
chained_bear commented on the word captionym
Maybe it's more like... different captions for the same image. Alternatively, different images for the same caption.
john commented on the word captionym
a word that has a different meaning when used as a caption. For example, a "bat" is a flying nocturnal mammal, or to hit with a stick. But it means something else entirely when captioning a picture of country music has-been Bat McGrath
ha! a wordie jinx: two wordies typing similar comments in synchronicity.
Yeah, and it's something else entirely when you're talking about gunmen of the old West.
(Am I the only person who remembers that Bugs Bunny cartoon in which "Bat Masterson" was actually a head with bat wings on it, floating six feet above the floor?)
(P.S. I want it known to wordieternity that this word was an orphan until I took it under my bat-wing.)
reesetee commented on the word captionym
Actually, I believe it refers to captioning for hearing-impaired nyms.
John, what have you done? That Bat McGrath link gave me the Red Screen of Death!
Serves me right for wordieing at work. :-P
uselessness commented on the word captionym
As a rule of thumb, I never click links that have "myspace" in the URL. :-P
What URL? I don't see one 'til I click it! :-)
oroboros commented on the word captionym
The monkeys got captionym in only a few minutes; a long way from all of Shakespeare's works, granted, but still impressive!
reesetee: you know about right-click 'inspect element', right?
March 6, 2010
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