drosselmeier has adopted , looked up 38 words, created 3 lists, listed 123 words, written 23 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 2 words.

Comments by drosselmeier

  • See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonce_word

    May 7, 2011

  • Thanks blafferty!

    And erinmckean, I added your suggestion. Thank you, too!

    May 7, 2011

  • Might pretentious be a word for this list? I'm thinking yes because using the word is itself a bit pretentious.

    December 23, 2008

  • Upset, discomfort (Blackadder III)

    December 13, 2008

  • Quickly (Blackadder III)

    December 13, 2008

  • Congratulations (Blackadder III)

    December 13, 2008

  • Got it!

    November 6, 2008

  • Ah thank you! I haven't been on Wordie in a long time.

    November 1, 2008

  • Done!

    August 17, 2008

  • Fictitious order of mammals. The sole inhabitants of an isolated Pacific archipelago, they evolved from a shrew-like ancestor into such varied forms as worm-like beings and large predators. They became extinct when the islands sank into the ocean due to atomic bomb testing; all scientists studying the creatures perished with them.

    August 17, 2008

  • An impossible recipe combining lemon juice and baking soda; if attempted, the result is the same as making a vinegar-and-baking-soda volcano.

    August 17, 2008

  • Subatomic particle the size of a bowling ball.

    August 17, 2008

  • Variant form of of Irish searbhónta, "servant," listed in an Irish-English dictionary. Technically the word is a correct, though archaic, spelling; but dictionaries typically do not include such variants, so it is most likely intended as a copyright trap. None of the additional letters affect pronunciation.

    August 17, 2008

  • A fictional insect that was an entry in German Wikipedia for five years.

    August 17, 2008

  • "Stone louse," fictitious rock-eating, rodent-like mite. Created by a German humorist to parody nature documentaries.

    August 17, 2008

  • An entirely fictional Roman sport, which resembles modern football/soccer. Created as a fictitious entry in a German encyclopedia.

    August 17, 2008

  • Yeah, just have to get around to it...

    August 17, 2008

  • This word has a lot of definitions that don't have anything to do with each other. How would anyone know what you meant by it?

    August 16, 2008

  • It was named by Louis XVI.

    August 5, 2008

  • To ornament excessively.

    August 5, 2008

  • The growing of facial hair.

    August 5, 2008

  • Best when used to mean "a quarrel."

    August 5, 2008

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