WORD PLAY

                                       

"They are the wildest, freest, most irresponsible, most unteachable of all things. Of course, you can catch them and sort them and place them in alphabetical order in dictionaries. But words do not live in dictionaries; they live in the mind. "

Virginia Woolf, "Words Fail Me"


Click on any one of the delicious, seldom-used words below to join the campaign to save these delicious morsels:

  

LIMACINE...

flowing stairs

What It Sounds Like ( (lĭm′uh-sēn′) 

If you haven't …

PYKNIC...

Perfect-Places3

What It Sounds Like (pik-nik) 

If you haven't encountered …

MUMPSIMUS...

fish with mumps

What It Sounds Like (MUMP-si-mus) 

Never seen this …

ZUGZWANG...

zugzwang

What It Sounds Like (TSOOK-tsvahng) 

If you don't know …

ICHOR...

secret society

What It Sounds Like (Eye-kor) 

If this word is new …

BRABBLE...

What It Sounds Like (BRAB-ul) 

If you don't know what …

MUDITA...

What It Sounds Like (Mo-DEEH-ta)

If you didn't know …

SCIAMACHY...

What It Sounds Like  (sigh-AM-ah-kee) 

If you don't …

                           

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