angharad has adopted , looked up 0 words, created 26 lists, listed 566 words, written 90 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 46 words.

Comments by angharad

  • Why is this tagged "shirt"? If that's an earworm, I don't get it.

    October 19, 2007

  • tinny, gumby

    October 7, 2007

  • The gostak distims the doshes.

    October 6, 2007

  • The gostak distims the doshes.

    October 6, 2007

  • The gostak distims the doshes.

    October 6, 2007

  • I don't. I didn't know it had a name, until I saw it in a Superman novel.

    October 6, 2007

  • Zoltán is a perfectly fine Hungarian first-name:

    http://www.google.com/search?q=zoltan&sitesearch=en.wikipedia.org

    March 19, 2007

  • Cf q-tips

    March 13, 2007

  • Means sleep (n) and asleep (adj).

    December 16, 2006

  • Pronounced with the velar nasal final consonant (ŋ), but not the plosive g.

    December 16, 2006

  • Exclamation of annoyance.

    December 16, 2006

  • An exclamation of delight at cute/sweet -ness.

    December 16, 2006

  • Seanahan, what I love about jaguar is that there's the correct way, the American way, *and* the UK way (jag-yoo-er).

    December 16, 2006

  • camino

    December 15, 2006

  • strasse

    December 15, 2006

  • Aw, man, you put all the good ones in already! Porphyria, maybe, and for a while they were hep on Wilson's Disease.

    December 15, 2006

  • stitch

    December 15, 2006

  • Ooh! role.

    December 15, 2006

  • Uselessness, I imagine those are business phrases, in the sales sense (as in "drugs", which you included).

    December 15, 2006

  • it, shadows (or is that not transitive enough?), ceiling, icon?, line, class, course

    December 15, 2006

  • rug, pillow, away, voice

    December 15, 2006

  • barge, it, up, cart, wheelbarrow, drugs

    December 15, 2006

  • fair, dirty, hooky (sp), video, dvd

    December 15, 2006

  • cork, sled, switcheroo, and according to google "sickie" a phrase sort of meaning to play hookie.

    December 15, 2006

  • Short for getting-up, gotten-up, etc. As in awakened and arisen. Usage: "Is it gups-time yet?", "Why aren't you gups?!".

    December 15, 2006

  • A preposition or noun. When the cat has nustled under the blanket, he is (a) guzzunder.

    December 15, 2006

  • A dainty swear-word. Drat for the modern girl.

    December 15, 2006

  • Name of a dish/meal. Requires chunks of vegetable and starch (the default is potato), usually of protein, and seasoning or sauce. Traditionally topped with grated cheese before putting dish in the oven.

    December 15, 2006

  • One-pot meal. Starch, protein, vegetable, possibly sauce, all stirred up together. Unlike foodity-food, does not imply that ingredients were cooked together in the same serving pot. Veggies could've been steamed or fried alongside, and stirred in at the end. Does imply stove-top cooking only.

    December 15, 2006

  • One-pot meal, based on rice. Not noodles. With vegetables (and possibly onions) boiled in the same pot. A sub-set of glop.

    December 15, 2006

  • very thick soup, caused by adding too many vegetables to the soup-pot.

    December 15, 2006

  • In my household, we refer to our cat this way. To differentiate from ourselves who are the "larges", and the "smalls" which are the the pocket-pets (rodents). A feral house-mouse is, then, similarly small, little or, better tiny; and insects are tiny or wee. If we had a ferret, I suspect it would be smallish or not-quite-medium]

    December 15, 2006

  • In my household, we refer to ourselves this way. To differentiate from our "medium", which is the cat, and the "smalls" which are the the pocket-pets (rodents). A feral house-mouse is, then, similarly small, little or, better tiny; and insects are tiny or wee. If we had a ferret, I suspect it would be smallish or not-quite-medium]

    December 15, 2006

  • In my household, we refer to the pocket-pets (rodents) this way. To differentiate from our "medium", which is the cat, and the "larges", who are us. A feral house-mouse is, then, similarly small, little or, better tiny; and insects are tiny or wee. If we had a ferret, I suspect it would be smallish or not-quite-medium. I likewise suspect a standard dog would be larger or largish.

    December 15, 2006

  • wicked, wizard, beauty, brilliant.

    December 15, 2006

  • mask? janus?

    December 14, 2006

  • the great pumpkin

    December 14, 2006

  • fellow

    December 14, 2006

  • individual

    December 14, 2006

  • Jiminy Christmas

    December 14, 2006

  • I dig ligatures and diacritical marks (Indeed I usually initial "æ" for this pseudonym), so I've added several words containing them. Point of Wordie, really.

    December 14, 2006

  • Me, I'm puzzled by 'ambulance'.

    December 14, 2006

  • vice-versa.

    Small children purportedly say "pusketti" instead of "spaghetti".

    December 14, 2006

  • johnson, phallus (?)

    -- Also see Woody's World of Penis Euphemisms!

    December 14, 2006

  • cous-cous

    December 10, 2006

  • beri-beri, dada, papa, mama, aa, caca, nono, nana, ga-ga, yo-yo, gogo,

    December 10, 2006

  • dis/un-interested

    December 8, 2006

  • infer, imply

    December 8, 2006

  • high, tight

    December 8, 2006

  • Some of my peeves: realtor, athlete, library, tsunami.

    You might also take a look at

    http://wordie.org/people/Kaichi?wl=173

    December 8, 2006

  • I think it's "mackerel".

    December 8, 2006

  • gay, nice, discover, confusion

    December 7, 2006

  • Do you mind to translate your favourite word, for those of us who can't read that alphabet?

    December 6, 2006

  • Hello!

    December 5, 2006

  • SPQR

    SVBEV

    December 5, 2006

  • Plus, of course,

    e ^ (i * π) = -1

    December 5, 2006

  • Mostly this list is for useful but obscure words. There are a few exceptions to that.

    December 4, 2006

  • Keenanpepper, the site's barely a week old. Give the man time to add a feature! (;

    December 4, 2006

  • Somewhere between the "baker's dozen" and a bribe.

    December 4, 2006

  • Popularly, in mystery plots, a sort of group-will scheme by which the last surviving member inherits all.

    December 4, 2006

  • wizard

    December 4, 2006

  • They're the ones pronounced "bosun", "focsl", and "coxun"…

    December 4, 2006

  • What does this mean? I love it, even if it turns out to have been a typo.

    December 3, 2006

  • wardrobe, drapery

    December 3, 2006

  • tee hee hee

    December 3, 2006

  • boatswain

    forecastle

    coxswain

    And, I think it's spelt "doubloon".

    December 3, 2006

  • This is mostly a list of things I need to pay attention to. So, I'm adding in some suggested words/phrases but not all.

    December 3, 2006

  • oldest parliament in Europe: the Althingi of Iceland

    December 3, 2006

  • Well, either way, the spelling is of three syllables.

    December 2, 2006

  • you mean ulterior, right?

    December 2, 2006

  • Well, uncles, anyway.

    December 2, 2006

  • mischievous

    December 2, 2006

  • mischievous

    December 2, 2006

  • Dictionaries are linguistically descriptive. Many wordies are prescriptivist.

    December 2, 2006

  • I was nearly thirty before I realised that it's called a fort-night because it's fourteen nights long.

    December 2, 2006

  • the thing that goes around a coffee cup so that you don't burn your fingers

    December 2, 2006

  • squonk

    December 2, 2006

  • february, wednesday, spaghetti

    December 2, 2006

  • approximately: bittersweet beauty in agedness or impermanence

    December 2, 2006

  • approximately: beauty in natural quirks and rustic imperfections

    December 2, 2006

  • lit. language feeling: "an ear for idiomatically appropriate language"

    http://wordsmith.org/words/sprachgefuhl.html

    December 2, 2006

  • wee hours; early morning

    December 2, 2006

  • a kind of open shelving, including the tall thing that slots over my toilet

    December 2, 2006

  • worldview

    December 2, 2006

  • to do one's best, or to have good luck

    December 2, 2006

  • The Larch!

    December 2, 2006

  • thanks

    December 2, 2006

  • Yes, thanks.

    December 2, 2006

  • I love your list names!

    December 2, 2006

  • Couple of us appear to have suggested more silly place names…

    December 2, 2006

  • Tittybong, Victoria

    Koolyanobbing, Western Australia

    Dildo, Newfoundland

    December 2, 2006

  • I think you misspelt "yugoslavia"?

    December 2, 2006

  • library, realtor, athlete, tsunami

    December 2, 2006

  • Another puzzled pirate, I see.

    December 1, 2006

  • I'm finishing my first semester of Library School, and I'm just *sick* of "information".

    December 1, 2006

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  • I like e ^ (i * π)+ 1 = 0 even better!

    December 5, 2006

  • Something I contend with every day...thanks for the help!

    November 30, 2006

  • mine, work, document, read, box, fly, smell, pants.

    November 30, 2006