Tag Archives: strange

Word Power (deep links post)

When you stop and think about it, words are pretty darn important. They are symbols for our ideas which we code into a form that others can understand. With differences in language, culture, experiences, and education, it is a wonder … Continue reading

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Twelve Interesting Words

Twelve Interesting Words  How many words are in your vocabulary? The average high school graduate is said to know about 10,000 words. The average 4-year college graduate is said to know about 20,000 words. Do you have room for any more … Continue reading

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Silly Signs 37: Why does this happen?

Why does this happen? Maybe somebody is happy he learned how to add. Maybe there’s a competition going on with OLD CUYAMA     Why does this happen? Note to self: Next February 22nd – stay home.

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Help replenish Dr. Rob's UCTV Vodpod

Dr. Rob’s UCTV CONTEST Help me replenish Rob’s Megaphone’s vodpod. Midway down the right sidebar lies Dr. Rob’s UCTV vodpod, and it is in need of new tunes. Join me in filling the “live” or on-air slots with weird, offbeat, strange, … Continue reading

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Help replenish Dr. Rob’s UCTV Vodpod

Dr. Rob’s UCTV CONTEST Help me replenish Rob’s Megaphone’s vodpod. Midway down the right sidebar lies Dr. Rob’s UCTV vodpod, and it is in need of new tunes. Join me in filling the “live” or on-air slots with weird, offbeat, strange, … Continue reading

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Check out shadow crystal's post today – better buckle up!

  Just click on the pic and tell her Rob sent you!!! Shadow’s Far-Out Corner of the Web is on my blogroll!

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Check out shadow crystal’s post today – better buckle up!

  Just click on the pic and tell her Rob sent you!!! Shadow’s Far-Out Corner of the Web is on my blogroll!

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Odd words: Floccinaucinihilipilification (once longest word)

FLOCCINAUCINIHILIPILIFICATION/flɒksɪˌnɔːsɪˌnɪhɪlɪˌpɪlɪfɪˌkeɪʃn/ The action or habit of judging something to be worthless. Back in the eighteenth century, Eton College had a grammar book which listed a set of words from Latin which all meant “of little or no value”. In order, … Continue reading

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Odd words: Epeolatry

EPEOLATRY The worship of words. Though an appropriate term for this forum, it hasn’t achieved any great success in the world at large. It’s not even especially old, since its first known user, and presumably its creator, was Oliver Wendell … Continue reading

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Wierdities: face dancing

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Odd words

Abacot: This word is said not to exist. Generations of reference books once included this term, including the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannia, dated 1771: “the name of an ancient cap of state worn by the kings of England, … Continue reading

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