Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Wordsmith Talk

About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us  

Topic Options
#122402 - 02/08/04 02:06 PM lexiphane
wwh Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 13858
Dear jheem: do you buy this one?
Lexiphane - "A Word-Monger." From the Greek "lexiphanes" of the same meaning. Thanks to Scott Tregear for this one.




Top
#122403 - 02/11/04 11:11 AM Re: lexiphane
jheem Offline
veteran

Registered: 01/06/04
Posts: 1474
Loc: California
Lexiphanes 'the phrase-monger' is a title of a dialogue by Lucian. Seems simple enough: from lexis 'word' and phemi 'to speak, say'.


Top

Moderator:  Jackie 
Forum Stats
8820 Members
16 Forums
13830 Topics
217541 Posts

Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members
droonkid, NJK, zeze, T_V, Gya
8820 Registered Users
Who's Online
0 registered (), 37 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
wofahulicodoc 69
LukeJavan8 65
Cowboy_Monkey 41
endymion6 38
A C Bowden 25
Tromboniator 4
hogmaster 2
T_V 1
eptekar 1
tsuwm 1
Top Posters
wwh 13858
Faldage 13803
Jackie 11613
tsuwm 10528
LukeJavan8 7216
Buffalo Shrdlu 7210
AnnaStrophic 6511
Wordwind 6296
wofahulicodoc 5583
of troy 5400

Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.

Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat

© 2014 Wordsmith