ladyphlogiston has adopted , looked up 15 words, created 5 lists, listed 19 words, written 5 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 7 words.

Comments by ladyphlogiston

  • First! (Wordnik says I'm the first to look up this word. Hooray!)

    Anyway, snabble is outdated slang meaning to steal, to snatch, to gobble up, etc. It's also a great deal of fun to say.

    May 25, 2010

  • yeah, I know, it's supposed to be phlogistic. Tough. I like this better.

    July 20, 2008

  • There's a guy I know who practically defines this word...I gave him a T-shirt with "obstreperous" written across the chest and he loves it

    More to the point, we used this a lot growing up. My boyfriend was always amused to hear my little sister (five years old or so) telling the dog to "stop being obstreperous!"

    July 20, 2008

  • I love this word. I have for years.

    July 20, 2008

  • actually, I use it all the time, in the phrase "by a unique concatenation of circumstances"

    in other words, there's a long story of meaningless reasons that led to this, but I don't feel like listing them

    July 20, 2008

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