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  • How about verbemia (having words in ones blood) and verbitis (inflammation of words)? I came up with a few more too. http://www.walkinthewords.blogspot.com

    Please check them out and let me know what you think.

    May 8, 2008

  • How about verbemia (having words in ones blood) and verbitis (inflammation of words)? I came up with a few more too. http://www.walkinthewords.blogspot.com

    Please check them out and let me know what you think.

    May 8, 2008

  • How about verbemia (having words in ones blood) and verbitis (inflammation of words)? I came up with a few more too. http://www.walkinthewords.blogspot.com

    Please check them out and let me know what you think.

    May 8, 2008

  • Or verban myth?

    May 7, 2008

  • Would that make dontcry a verban legend?

    May 7, 2008

  • You'd be known by your actions, if you were, dontcry.

    May 7, 2008

  • Could you be a verban?

    May 7, 2008

  • I'm not certain that I'm happy with the use of "Literally" in the first definition.

    May 7, 2008

  • ver·biv·or·ous (vûr-biv'er-us) adj.

    1. Literally, eating words for sustenance.

    2. To be such a voracious reader that one could seem to live solely on words.

    3. The name of a website (http://www.Verbivorous.com) where you can share books with other readers.

    From Latin: verb- (meaning word), + -vorous (meaning to eat).

    It is not a common word, like omnivorous, meaning something that can eat both meat and plants, but I think it is a good adjective for people that love to read anything they can get their hands on.

    Usage: He was so verbivorous that he could read an entire novel by Scott Sigler in a single evening.

    May 6, 2008