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Jul 1, 2010
This week's theme
Dirty words

This week's words
coprolalia
scoria
scatology
fimicolous
feculent

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A.Word.A.Day
with Anu Garg

fimicolous

PRONUNCIATION:
(fy-MIK-uh-luhs, fuh-)

MEANING:
adjective: Living in or growing in animal excrement.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin fimus (dung) + colere (to inhabit).

USAGE:
"The shameless consumption of fimicolous humanity was really amusing them."
Jonathan J. Malone; The Chronicles of Kingdom Come; BookSurge Publishing; 2009.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear. -Bertrand Russell, philosopher, mathematician, author, Nobel laureate (1872-1970)

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