Thursday, January 08, 2015

Link Mania: May the qi be with you!

22 Two-Letter Words To Boost Your Scrabble Score
May the qi be with you!


The Project Twins' A-Z Of Unusual Words With Enticing Graphics
Several words that also appear in TWITO are featured here, including "enantiodromia" (page 46), "scripturient" (page 133), and "zugswang" (page 169). My favorite non-TWITO entry is "quockerwodger" -- a word for a wooden toy that was also once used as a political insult.


20 Words That Sound Filthy (But Really Aren't)
Including "jaculate" (TWITO, page 76). Use that one in conversation and see what sorts of looks you get.

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