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peanutnine
The Night Circus | Erin Morgenstern
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I've been rereading The Night Circus and these two words popped up as chapter titles. I don't remember noticing them my first read through and had to look them up this time but I really like the idea of using cats to predict the future 😺
#WeirdWordWednesday #weirdwords @CBee

CBee Ooo, these are so cool. And I LOVED that book ♥️ 2d
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lil1inblue
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I had no idea there was a word for this. But since I feel I may be part cat, I understand the definition well.

#weirdwordwednesday #weirdwords

CBee This is a new one for me too! Thanks for sharing! I can tag you next week and ongoing if you‘d like me to 😊 2d
lil1inblue @CBee That'd be great! Thanks! 1d
CBee @lil1inblue happy to have you participating 😊 1d
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dabbe
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#WeirdWordWednesday
@CBee

To whine or whinge; that is the question. 😊

CBee Ah, the Hound - one of my favorite characters in GoT! Though not at first 😂 2d
dabbe @CBee I bet! 🤩😂😍 2d
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Amiable
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There‘s a word for everything! Even a word for things that aren‘t words.

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#weirdwords
@CBee

Deblovestoread Something I didn‘t know I needed to know! Love it 💜 2d
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CBee
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A favorite poem and word 😊 @vivastory I know you love this one too 😁 #weirdwordwednesday #weirdwords

TheBookHippie I love this! 2d
IndoorDame A favorite!!! 2d
Amiable I love this word! Along with jibber-jabber. There‘s just something about the j words. 2d
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lil1inblue 😍 😍 😍 2d
dabbe One of my better teacher assignments (other than the “mean“ April Fool's joke): after teaching the parts of speech, kids had to replace all of the nonsense words with bona fide real words. They loved it and couldn't believe that it was quite easy. That led into teaching all about sentence structure. Sigh. I miss teaching, but not all the *&(% that goes along with it. 💚 2d
Deblovestoread Such a great word! 2d
CBee @dabbe I had an ancient Latin teacher in high school - they actually dragged her out of retirement to teach Latin. She was just the best and I adored her, but she was made fun of by some of the other students - she had her glasses held together with safety pins, her slip was always showing, but I never cared. Anyway! She‘d recite Jabberwocky often in a wonderfully dramatic voice and I always think of her when I read it ♥️ 2d
dabbe @CBee She sounds truly like one-of-a-kind. 💚💙💚 2d
CBee @dabbe I‘m going to email you an article my hometown paper did about her! 2d
Aimeesue We had to memorize this one in high school. I can still recite it. And often do. Poems are great to run through while you‘re having an MRI. 😂 2d
CBee @Aimeesue I wish I‘d had that assignment! 2d
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TheBookHippie
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“The party was perfect! Kids dancing, connections between old friends and new, great finger foods, so much joy - it was a real HAIMISHA affair!”

The word Haimisha comes from a Yiddish word, meaning familiar and homey.

https://www.heyalma.com/heimish-is-the-greatest-word-of-all-time/

#yiddish #weirdwordwednesday

IMASLOWREADER love this 2d
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IndoorDame
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#weirdwords #weirdwordwednesday @CBee

Mary Oliver is expanding my scientific vocabulary (which admittedly, wasn‘t all that impressive, but I‘m still loving these!)

CBee I‘d heard of scute but not squamation! Super cool! 2d
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Daisey
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This week‘s word isn‘t from a current book, but instead a talk I watched about Tolkien‘s art. The speaker examined several illustrations pointing out possible faces. He also showed examples from the natural world. This is my own favorite from the creek near my sister‘s house. We called it the dog rock from the first day we saw it.

pareidolia: (noun) the perception of patterns or recognizable images, especially faces in accidental arrangement

CBee That‘s such a cool looking rock 😊 1w
Daisey @CBee I‘ve always thought so! 1w
TheBookHippie How cool! 1w
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psalva
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Saw some delightful news today that the 20th album of one of my favorite songsters, Chris Smither, is set to be released in May. I saw him live in November and he played one of his new songs called Down in Thibodaux. It‘s full of words that rhyme with the title: bateau, chapeau, crapaud, and fais-dodo, a typically Louisianan evening country dance. I had to share my enthusiasm for these delightful words on #weirdwordWednesday. #weirdwords @CBee ⬇️

psalva For anyone interested, a music video for the song dropped today as well. Here‘s a link: https://smither.com/news/ 1w
CBee Oooo, very cool 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1w
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dabbe
Gone with the Wind | Margareth Mitchell
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@CBee

This word made me think of Scarlett. Wonder why? 🤔😂😃

BeeCurious 😂 1w
CBee 😂😂😂 1w
dabbe @CBee 😂🤩😍 1w
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