Thursday, September 20, 2007


[There used to be a photo here that i linked to at Language Log. I don't remember exactly what it was, and the link has apparently broken. I'm sure it was just hilarious, though. 4/13/06]

Monday, September 17, 2007

Today's Word: steatopygous

steatopygous (don't ask me how to pronounce it): having an embarassment of riches in the, ah, patootie. Having a lot of junk in the trunk. "In her steatopygous youth, Jennifer Lopez served drinks off her hind end."

Monday, September 10, 2007

Today's Word: nephelology

nephelology: The study of clouds. A nephelologist is one involved in the scientific study of clouds, or, alternatively, a day-dreamer — someone whose head is always in the clouds.