Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Wordsmith Talk

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

Active Threads | Active Posts | Unanswered Today | Since Yesterday | This Week
Wordplay and fun
05/26/18 02:01 AM
Oops! He spilled his solution of sorbitol And the sponge somehow wouldn't absorb it all. Now all science he nixes Small Engines he fixes 'Cuz not all mechanics are orbital! Oops - no OUTLAST in that one. Let's do it again: At NASA they had a big fight About satellites' orbita...
see more
947,342 Views · 504 Comments
Wordplay and fun
05/26/18 01:13 AM
LOVECRAFTIAN PRONUNCIATION: (luhv-KRAF-tee-uhn) MEANING: adjective: Of or relating to the work of H.P. Lovecraft: terrifyingly monstrous and otherworldly. ETYMOLOGY: After H.P. Lovecraft (1870-1937), writer of fantasy and horror fiction. Earliest documented use: 1940s ___...
see more
226,322 Views · 720 Comments
Wordplay and fun
05/25/18 12:55 AM
RELATIONS O --> G TRIANGLES...
see more
251,807 Views · 1,255 Comments
Wordplay and fun
05/25/18 12:51 AM
CERVANTIC PRONUNCIATION: (suhr-VAN-tik) MEANING: adjective: Of or relating to Miguel de Cervantes, especially his satirizing of the chivalric romances. ETYMOLOGY: After the Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), best known for Don Quixote. Earliest documented u...
see more
226,322 Views · 720 Comments
Wordplay and fun
05/23/18 08:43 PM
MARINISM PRONUNCIATION: (muh-REE-ni-zuhm) MEANING: noun: A literary style marked by extravagant imagery, elaborate metaphors, etc. ETYMOLOGY: After the Italian poet Giovanni Battista Marino (1569-1625). Earliest documented use: 1867. _________________________________ DAR...
see more
226,322 Views · 720 Comments
Wordplay and fun
05/22/18 03:00 PM
MARIVAUDAGE PRONUNCIATION: (mar-uh-VO-dazh) MEANING: noun 1. Affected writing style. 2. Banter, especially of flirtatious nature. ETYMOLOGY: After the French novelist Pierre de Marivaux (1688-1763), known for the verbal preciousness of his romantic comedies. Earliest docu...
see more
226,322 Views · 720 Comments
Wordplay and fun
05/21/18 02:11 PM
HOBBESIAN PRONUNCIATION: (HOB-zee-uhn) MEANING: adjective: 1. Of or relating to Thomas Hobbes or his ideas. 2. Grim, selfish, unrestrained, etc. ETYMOLOGY: After English philosopher and author Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), who in his book Leviathan displayed a grim, dog-eat-...
see more
226,322 Views · 720 Comments
Forum Statistics
Forums16
Topics13,883
Posts224,752
Members9,049
Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members
DennyBoy, Sammy87, Bentron2000, Santanu, DavidOrigami
9049 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 55 guests, and 3 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days)
Top Posters(All Time)
wwh 13,858
Faldage 13,803
Jackie 11,613
tsuwm 10,538
LukeJavan8 9,134
AnnaStrophic 6,511
Wordwind 6,296
of troy 5,400
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

© 1994-2018 Wordsmith

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.010s Queries: 6 (0.003s) Memory: 2.3706 MB (Peak: 2.4152 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-05-28 10:12:56 UTC