mikeropology has looked up 14 words, created 15 lists, listed 1751 words, written 33 comments, added 0 tags, and loved 223 words.

Comments by mikeropology

  • And just think, this list is very incomplete..

    October 18, 2008

  • also an inexpensive showy trinket..

    June 17, 2008

  • It supposedly means an "act or habit to deny the value of some particular things."

    February 18, 2008

  • In answer to your "more about milla" question: that would be a poecilonym ;)

    February 17, 2008


  • He saw red, but he thought five / He was pleased to find his road trip was enhanced by number-color synesthesia: / 'My trusty Rosinante bounds along the road very well, leaving the friendly aroma of donuts and chicken tenders hanging in the desert air.'

    --The Books, "An Animated Description of Mr. Maps"

    February 10, 2008

  • I like this word because it contains four consecutive personal pronouns (us, she, he, her)!

    February 3, 2008

  • It's also a term the Talmud uses to refer to the repository of all unborn souls. Literally, the word "guff" means "body."

    Kinda ironic when you consider the two meanings.. (purity v. falsity)

    February 1, 2008

  • Huh, I guess it is like spooning.. interesting.

    January 31, 2008

  • Yeah, it's a Narragansett word.. the 'u' should actually be accented like this: askútasquash

    January 31, 2008

  • An Ancient French loanword originally meaning "a clearing in the woods" (in Gaulish).

    January 31, 2008

  • An Ancient Babylonian loanword meaning "gracious" (Akkadian language).

    January 31, 2008

  • An Ancient Egyptian loanword meaning "narrow boat".

    January 31, 2008

  • An Ancient Arabic loanword originally meaning "hired killer".

    January 31, 2008

  • A loanword from Ancient Mesopotamia (Sumerian language).

    January 31, 2008

  • A loanword from Ancient Syria (Syriac language).

    January 31, 2008

  • I'm thinking hyperbole epitomises this list..

    January 20, 2008

  • Omg, I know that word! It's the Hawaiian state fish!!

    January 17, 2008

  • It means "to lay with someone without having sex" ..how (not) scandalous!

    January 17, 2008

  • I've always liked how the a-w-k-w-a part is palindromesque.

    January 16, 2008

  • Coolio.. already added 3 to your list ;)

    January 16, 2008

  • Oh. Right, right. My unreserved apologies to *the* Milla. Won't happen again.

    January 15, 2008

  • Yay, I got people talking about this! It was a college haunt of mine; Bowery Ballroom, CBGB's, Canal Street.. but I really just like the sound of the word. Its historical origins are kinda interesting too ("bouwerij" being old Dutch for farm).

    January 14, 2008

  • yesh! ..way to put down a whole neighbourhood, wordie :(

    January 14, 2008

  • ha! I love that you listed corduroy here.. noisy pants?

    January 14, 2008

  • um.. it was poppycock. was looking through the "appears in these lists:" section and saw a milla listed it; corroboration came in the form of your "I'm a librarian" list ;)

    January 14, 2008

  • OMGeez! ..you're here too!?

    January 12, 2008

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    December 14, 2007

  • Ah, yes.. Iskanderun was mentioned in Indian Jones and the Last Crusade!

    December 14, 2007

  • (n.) The name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul that includes the Brittany peninsula and the territory between the Seine and Loire rivers, extending inland to an indeterminate point and down the Atlantic coast.

    December 9, 2007

  • It's pretty self-explanatory. You know, when public schools use the same room as a gym, cafeteria, or auditorium (with those fold-up table and chairs that sit along the wall?)

    Good times.. especially when you lose your volleyball behind the vertically unstable tables.

    December 9, 2007

  • I lub sic this word!

    November 29, 2007

  • (n.) one who has faith in the European Union.

    November 25, 2007

  • In heraldry, the head or upper part of the shield, containing a third of the field, divided off by one line, either straight or crenellé (indented). When one chief is borne upon another it is called surmounting.

    November 25, 2007

  • A reddish or purple mollusk shell revered by prehispanic Andean societies.

    November 25, 2007

  • also, a pre-conquest fermented beverage native to South America.

    November 25, 2007

  • Coined by Grahame Clark in 1972 and redefined in 1977 by Jane Buikstra to mean the study of human skeletal remains from archaeological sites. I like doing it :)

    November 25, 2007

  • Archaeologically used to describe the emergence of a new cultural tradition.

    November 25, 2007

  • It is, indeed, the study of mike :)

    November 25, 2007

  • 1: the science of mike; especially : the study of mike and his ancestors through time and space and in relation to his physical character, environmental and social relations, and culture.
    2: theology dealing with the origin, nature, and destiny of mike.
    -mike•ro'po•log•i•cal, adj.

    November 25, 2007

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  • Your lists are fun. Thank you.

    January 19, 2011

  • Thanks! :)

    January 16, 2008

  • Good good :)
    Um, I've created a new list, which I hope you'll contribute to. If anyone's qualified to this task (and this list), it's you ;)
    http://wordie.org/lists/12255

    January 16, 2008

  • On Wordie, there's only one Milla - _the_ Milla *points to self* ;)

    January 14, 2008

  • oops double add... well, hooray for emphasis.

    January 13, 2008

  • How did you find me???? *shocked*

    January 13, 2008

  • I love your username! Is mikeropology the study of Mike? :) Jen

    November 24, 2007