Dang!!! It's been wayyyyyyyyy too long since I did this but as as the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns, said, "The best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley." I do prefer the more modern version: The road to hell is paved with good intentions. I think I know where I'm headed. LOL
Here are some really fine words that y'all might have fun working into your conversation or writing.
brachiate: v., To move by swinging from one hold to another by using arms;
adj., Having arms.
Tarzan's ability to brachiate across the jungle served him admirably.
wifty: adj., Eccentric, silly, scatterbrained.
If you read here often, you know that the author is often a tad wifty. (Or is that a gross understatement?)
theriac: n., 1. a mixture of many drugs and honey formerly held to be an antidote to poison; 2. cure-all.
My mother's favorite theriac for a bad cold was Vicks Vaporub and chicken soup.
quidnunc: n., A nosy or gossipy person.
Every neighborhood has at least one quidnunc who knows and tells all.
hypergelast: n., One who laughs excessively. (Its antonym is ageglast: One who never
I like hyperglasts -- they don't take the world too seriously.
epeolatry: n., The worship of words.
I suppose that I am all too guilty of epeolatry.
Hope you enjoyed them!!!!!