Weekly Vocab #3.1.1 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 27, 2007, 4:11|
Last posted: December 19th, 2003
> From: Christian Thalmann <cinga@...>
> It's been more than a week since the last official edition, and
> I'm bored right now... so here goes. Sorry if I repeat words
> we've had before. Brought to you by the letter l and adverbials.
> 1) light
> In winter, we get so little sunlight around here that most
> people suffer from a light case of depression, which shouldn't
> be taken lightly.
> 2) last
> My last old shoes have lasted long, but I've bought a new pair
> at last.
> 3) left
> Once you've left the tunnel, you'll have only little time left
> to reach the building to your left.
> 4) lean
> Leaning against a tree, the jogger stretches her lean calves.
> 5) long
> Before long, I will be longing for an even longer vacation.
> 6) love
> Were it not for my shyness, I'd love to confess my love to
> the love of my life.
> 7) line
> Though my grandmother liked the poem, she found the line
> about a clothesline lined with lingerie out of line.
> Hmpf, I can't think of any more double uses...
> 8) laugh
> Laugh, or be laughed at.
> 9) lump
> When I have a lump in my throat, I drink a cup of ginger
> tea with three lumps of sugar.
> And to perpetuate Christopher Wright's tradition...
> consider it optional, though. =P
> 10) lung
> After the king's men had torn my house down, burned my
> crops, taught my children dirty words, and stuck a
> fencepole through my chest, I found the wheezing noise
> the hole in my lungs made when I played the tuba mildly
> -- Christian Thalmann
Bonus Vocab from WordNet:
This is randomly selected automatically, so in case it offends you
or you disagree, please either ignore or be inspired to make up
different words and/or phrases:
- Hirudinidae, n.
a family of Hirudinea
- wend, v.
direct one's course or way; "wend your way through the crowds"
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