Word Nerd Confessions: October
No sooner than I share out some of my treasured lexicon than they multiple whilst my back is turned. Scamperous little verbiage. Well, let’s shake out their nest and see what we can find:
When we jump out and wildly applaud the artist shouldn’t we be shouting “bravura” instead of “bravo”? Hmm, needs investigating…
I didn’t realize we had this in common with bears.
Okay, next excellent essay I grade shall have the distinction of “pellucid”–that should rock the writer…
Oh, yes. This perfectly describes the high school hallway conversations between classes.
I can see why this one is not in popular use.
Nope. Never heard of this one. Fortnight, yes. Sennight nope. Does the senate meet in a sennight?