Vocabulary Time Part 5

It is vocabulary time again. Here is part one, part two, part three and part four.


the condition of being left-handed


nonce word 1) a person who is ignorant of large words
2) a person who pretends to know a word, then secretly refers to a dictionary.


obs. a fellow worthy to be whipped.


getting up on the wrong side of the bed.

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  1. Jack's Shack October 26, 2007 at 9:09 am


    Roman Polanski wants a word with you.


    I like to go off the beaten path.

  2. Michael October 25, 2007 at 8:07 pm

    Jack, you’re using words that even I have never heard of.
    And I used to read dictionaries just for fun.

  3. Mark October 25, 2007 at 12:23 pm

    I thought “mancinism” meant “of or pertaining to the murder of Sharon Tate”.

    Thanks for clearing that up for me.

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