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Word of the Day – Catawampus and Argufy

November 8, 2012 Leave a comment

cat·a·wam·pus
[kat-uh-wom-puhs] Show IPA Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.

adjective
1. askew; awry.

2. positioned diagonally; cater-cornered. Read more…

Words of the day – Ullage and Edacity

October 8, 2012 Leave a comment

ullage
noun \ˈə-lij\

the amount that a container (as a tank or cask) lacks of being full Read more…

Today’s Word of the Day – Hoary

August 28, 2012 Leave a comment

hoary (adjective) \ˈhȯr-ē\

1 : gray or white with or as if with age
2 : extremely old : ancient <hoary legends>

When bowing just won’t cut it – there’s obeisance!

August 6, 2012 Leave a comment

obeisance
noun \ō-ˈbē-sən(t)s, ə-, -ˈbā-\
Function: noun Read more…