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  • "He lists for their assistance words like bubulcitate, sacerdotall, archgrammacian, and attemptate—all of them extravagances now mercifully gone the way of the doublet, the ruff, and the periwig." MORE BAD WRITING.

  • _adcorporated_, 'married'; _adecastick_, 'one that will do just howsoever'; _bubulcitate_, 'to cry like a cow-boy'; _collocuplicate_,

    The evolution of English lexicography


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