Tag Archive: Word directory

Word of the Week: Blave

Welcome to 2011!  I’m taking a break from the rather colorful book of slang and will be sharing delightful words from books or movies. Blave is defined as: To bluff -said by Mad Max in The Princess Bride 1 HT called me on it when I blaved that I could read her mind.  I can’t.  Not…

Word of the Week: Oils of Gladness

Oils of Gladness is defined as: I will anoint you with the oil of gladness; ironically spoken for, I will beat you. - 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose Human, due to your time spent writing novels that are not about me I will anoint thee with my powerful, awe-inspiring oil of gladness….

Word of the Week: Siblicide

Defined as: Killing or killer of sibling You should read this excerpt from my memoirs if you want to hear about siblicide. “But how can you call it siblicide if you’re still alive?” Fine. Attempted siblicide. Check out the Word Directory for more.

Word of the Week: Septimanal

Defined as: Weekly This word segment is supposed to be septimanal. Check out the Word Directory for more.

Word of the Week: Alterity

Defined as: State of being different It would take an eternity to qualify just what alterity truly is. “Not really.” Don’t be contrary. “My opinion just differs from yours. Alterity.” Hmm, as the Great Dread Pirate Roberto once said, You keep using that word. I do not think it means, what you think it means….

Word of the Week: Amanuensis

Defined as: One employed to write from dictation Human Translator is my amanuensis.  Unfortunately, she is pathetically incompetent at her job continually interfering with her own sad commentary. “I’m employed!?  Where’s my money?” Spreading my knowledge to the masses should be payment enough. Check out the Word Directory for more.

Word of the Week: Algophobia

Defined as: Fear of pain. Last Tuesday, HT who boasts she doesn’t suffer from algophobia had to be sedated to get one measly tooth out. “Eliza Leigh, it was an impacted wisdom tooth that had to be surgically removed.  Besides I asked if I could stay awake but they said no.  I’d rather be in…

Words that Start with S

Siblicide Septimanal Return to the Word Directory.

Words that start with B

Bablatrice Bibliomaniac Bog Standard Return to Word Directory

Words that start with C

Chitterie-chatterie Clerihew Cruciverbalist Back to Word Directory

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