Archive for the ‘Vocabulary’ Category

Pismire

May 13, 2009

Pismire may sound nasty but it’s just an obscure word that designates the insect that most people call an “ant.”

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What’s the good word?

March 10, 2009

If someone asks you “what’s the good word?,” tell them:

omphaloskepsis.

It means contemplation while gazing at one’s navel.  Odds are that will be a new word for them to bandy about.