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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).
January 13, 2012
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