March 8th, 2016

tarantism

The urge to overcome melancholy by dancing.

February 16th, 2014

tardigrade

Slow moving, sluggish.

September 29th, 2012

tarry

To stay longer than intended.

June 10th, 2016

tarry

To stay longer than intended.

October 19th, 2012

tartle

That moment when you have to introduce someone but you just can’t remember their name…the Scots have a word for that.

June 28th, 2016

tartle

That moment when you have to introduce someone but you just can’t remember their name…the Scots have a word for that.

September 30th, 2014

tasset

A piece of armour consisting of one or more plates fastened on to the bottom of a cuirass to protect the thigh.

October 25th, 2013

tatum

The smallest perceivable interval between notes in a musical phrase.

January 30th, 2012

Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenaukitanatahu

The longest place name in the world, Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenaukitanatahu is a hill in New Zealand. The name means “The place where Tamatea, the man with the big knee who slid, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as Traveller, played on his flute to his loved one.”

February 10th, 2012

Tebowing

You might think of it as “preparing to propose in movie style” or just plain “going down on one knee”, but thanks to Tim Tebow’s habit of praying in this position, “Tebowing” has come to mean assuming the one kneed position, frequently in photographs.