December 8th, 2016

beezer

An old-fashioned word for the nose.

December 7th, 2016

QOTD – 07.12.16

I am like a caricature of myself, and I like that. It is like a mask. And for me the Carnival of Venice lasts all year long. – Karl Lagerfeld

December 7th, 2016

battology

Needless repetition of words in speaking or writing, whereby words are subject to needless repetition.

December 6th, 2016

QOTD – 06.12.16

Life is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish. – Charlie Chaplin

December 6th, 2016

asseveration

The solemn or emphatic declaration or statement of something.

December 5th, 2016

QOTD – 05.12.16

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates

December 5th, 2016

aperçu

A comment or brief reference which makes an illuminating or entertaining point.

December 4th, 2016

QOTD – 04.12.16

I’m just terrible. At talking. With words. – Richard Ayoade

December 4th, 2016

antonomasia

The substitution of a title or epithet for a proper name, such as “his highness”.

December 3rd, 2016

QOTD – 03.12.16

God knows I’ve got so many frailties myself, I ought to be able to understand and forgive them in others. But I don’t. – Ava Gardner