Wednesday, February 27, 2013


Perspicacious (perspi'kaSHes) a.

having a ready insight into and understanding of things: it offers quite a few facts to the perspicacious reporter.

per-spi-ca-cious-ly adverb

ORIGIN early 17th century: from Latin perspicax, perspicac-"seeing clearly"+ACIOUS.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Great Quote

Son: "Dad, how will I know when I'm "In Love""?
Dad: "Son, you'll know you're in love when you look at a girl the way you look at a refrigerator."
~Evangelist Sam Wood
This is a real life conversation between a father and son.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013


Accoutrements (uh-KOO-truh-monts) noun
accessories or pieces of equipment, like that of a soldier's uniform; the stuff that makes something what it is (also known as "characteristics"). If that nursery rhyme is to be believed, then snips, snails, and puppy dog tails are the accoutrements of little boys.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Friday, February 8, 2013

Quirky Words

Abscond (ab-SKOND) verb
to disappear suddenly and secretly, usually to avoid getting in trouble. A person who absconds is an absconder.

I am currently planning on publishing a new quirky word every week to not only give us some laughs but my hope is to also challenge us all to broaden our vocabulary a bit! I hope that you enjoy these neat words as much as I do.