Weekly Vocab #2.1.20 (repost #1)
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 11, 2007, 4:07|
Last posted: August 30th, 2003
> From: Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
> This is taken from _The Realistic Story_ by me.
> 1. cloud
> A cloud of pointless evil plagues the world.
> 2. to mock
> It mocks my solvency in evil.
> 3. to slit
> I pretend to be dead, and it does not kill me.
> 4. throat
> I hold a hand across my throat to stop the bleeding.
> 5. to breathe
> Now I can't breathe.
> 6. to spread
> I spread my fingers. Now I bleed _and_ have trouble breathing.
> 7. handkerchief
> I tie a handkerchief around my neck to hide the scar.
> 8. beer
> Beer solves all my problems, such as memory, intelligence, and a
> functioning liver.
> 9. broke, bankrupt, devoid of money
> Due to medical bills and tavern tabs, I am flat-out broke.
> 10. identity
> A new identity will protect me from the debt collectors.
> So long! I'll be on my way to college this time tomorrow, but I think I
> can keep up with the list....
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:
- drift, n.
a process of linguistic change over a period of time
- etymologize, v.
give the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word); "The
linguist probably etymologized the words incorrectly"; "Although he is
not trained in this, his hobby is etymologizing"
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