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Friday, March 29, 2013

Curglaff - Want to know More?

I found a neat site. It has 18 obsolete words. 

Check it out. 18 Obsolete words. The following is my favourite.

Curglaff = The shock felt in bathing when one first plunges into the cold water. 
 - John Jamieson’s Etymological Scottish Dictionary, 1808

What is your favourite word?


6 comments:

Sue said...

Good choice. My favourite is Englishable :)
What a brilliant place to find.
Xxx

Janie Junebug said...

I hope my snoutfair thinks I'm a wonder-wench. I love words, words, and more words.

Love,
Janie

Ilona Heimböckel said...

Am I boring, when I tell you, I can't decide? However, I think it's a nice addition to the art. Happy PPF!

Ilona

Giggles said...

I love this and can't wait to see if my scrabble site will take it! Now I know the meaning!! Thanks for sharing!

My favorite word....well I LOVE all words...but Honed!! I have no idea why!!

Thanks for stopping by my blog and leading me back here!!

Hugs Giggles

janice smith said...

My favorite word of all time = curmudgeon. (Not sure why!) I also like the word catawampus. It's a close second!

minnemie said...

Got to love "snoutfair"!