Author: Twit

Word of the Week #50 0

Word of the Week #50

Someone sent me a gif of a nest of daddy-long-legs, and I was immediately attacked by a horrible sense of formication. formication (noun)  1. The sense of ants or other small bugs swarming, over your...

Word of the Week #48 0

Word of the Week #48

Tina was such a gobemouche, she truly believed that Han shot first. gobemouche (noun) [go-be-MUSH] 1. A very gullible person who believes everything he or she hears, no matter how absurd.

Word of the Week #47 0

Word of the Week #47

The walls were covered in quivers, arrows, and framed pictures of Legolas–all clues that their mysterious benefactor was a toxophilite. toxophilite (noun) [tok-SOH-fi-lait] 1. A devotee of archery, an archery enthusiast, an archery lover.

Word of the Week #46 0

Word of the Week #46

Bill’s bumptious date completely dominated the dinner conversation with unlikely anecdotes about his years as an MI5 agent. bumptious (adjective)  1. Offensively assertive, obnoxiously pushy, arrogantly forward.