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|Only For People Who Want To Improve Their Vocabulary by Friasug: 4:28am On Oct 22, 2018|
Is it by force to speak good English? I know not
Below is a long list of stuff we either use everyday or come in contact with once in a while. Sorry I didn't count 'm but it may not be up to 50. Forgive my ...
Petrichor: The way it smells outside after rain.
Wamble: Stomach rumbling.
Aglet: The plastic coating on a shoelace.
Vagitus: The cry of a newborn baby.
Chanking: spat-out food.
Peen: The side opposite the hammer's striking side.
Tines: The prongs on a fork.
Souffle cup: A ketchup/condiment cup.
Natiform: Something that resembles a butt.
Phosphenes: The lights you see when you close your eyes and press your hands to them.
Nurdle: A tiny dab of toothpaste.
Box tent: The table in the middle of a pizza box.
Cornicione: The outer part of the crust on a pizza.
Barm: The foam on a beer.
Overmorrow: The day after tomorrow.
Ferrule: The metal part at the end of a pencil.
Punt: The bottom of a wine bottle.
Keeper: The loop on a belt that keeps the end in place after it has passed through the buckle.
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|Re: Only For People Who Want To Improve Their Vocabulary by legwa10(m): 7:33am On Oct 22, 2018|
another research topic
|Re: Only For People Who Want To Improve Their Vocabulary by meobizy(m): 9:29am On Oct 22, 2018|
I wonder how whites are able to name almost everything.
I thought our local languages stopped evolving after colonization [the forced adoption of the white man’s language] but funny enough a lot of modern things have names in mine. If they don’t have a mainstream name then the locals come up with a logical description.
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