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  • Ha, that's funny too. I typed vapourware and it didn't save :-/

    April 15, 2016

  • bilby: Try entering an Icelandic word (with plenty of diacritics) in the SEARCH bar. It will appear on a normal-looking page, but it won't save and you can't leave a comment (and save it) either.

    April 15, 2016

  • Yo weird. I can comment here, so obviously I'm logged it. But if I click on one of vendy's Icelandicles I can get to the word...and I'm not logged in. Hmmm.

    April 15, 2016

  • I tried to post the Icelandic words:
    gluggaveður (n.): window-weather
    raðljóst: (n.): enough light to find one's way by
    Wordnik wouldn't add the word directly (I had to add brackets here instead). Also, when I click on gluggaveður, I'm not able to add the definition in the comments. 

    Hope I made a bit of sense.

    April 15, 2016

  • Thanks vendingmachine! Neither an unintelligible nor a dumb suggestion -- it's on the wishlist to improve! I don't have a date yet.

    It's a two-part improvement: one, to make the random words slightly less random in the boring way (to weight them more towards more interesting words) and also to link those "grammatical" definitions to the root form.

    Thank you!

    August 11, 2015

  • I'm not sure how to word my suggestion intelligibly, but here goes: I wish certain words under the DEFINITIONS had links. For example, when using the RANDOM WORD feature, I often seem to land on a form of a word (-ed, -ing) or its plural more often than the root word (?).

    Example: vituperates. How nice it would be if there was a link for vituperate so I wouldn't have to type vituperate into the SEARCH function to find out what it means.

    Dumb suggestion? Cumbersome?

    August 11, 2015

  • A round of fufluns, on me!

    July 2, 2015

  • I would love to take credit for this but I think it might have been something re-juggled on Flickr's end! Let's be very very quiet and hope they don't bump into it again. :-)

    July 1, 2015

  • Wahoo! champagne and cream puffs for everyone!!

    July 1, 2015

  • Yippee! The Flickr visuals are back. Thanks, Erin! You kept your promise to bring them back, ya bish.

    July 1, 2015

  • Thanks vendingmachine! You can reach me at feedback@wordnik.com. :-)

    February 12, 2015

  • I had some Bad Gateway the other day. And believe you me, I much prefer Good Gateway.

    February 11, 2015

  • I'm trying to fix that now but seem to have broken other things in the process. Please bear with us (hangs up TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES sign)

    February 11, 2015