Weekly Vocab 25
|From:||Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>|
|Date:||Monday, October 6, 2003, 2:24|
A quarter centurial edition for your translation joy, reflecting twenty-five
years of CONLANG-? development. Just to annoy the heck out of you, I'm going
to use homophonous words for every one of these. Don't complain unless it's
in your conlang, in which case I will welcome it with open arms.
1. date (romantic interlude, fruit, calendar ~)
On my first date, I realized that my package of dates was outdated.
2. station (outpost, to place)
I was stationed at the Bridge Creek station.
3. ruler (measurement and commander)
This ruler, a popular tourist item, bears the mark of the current ruler.
4. rate (instances per time, to judge something, often giving a numeric result)
You rated the accuracy of the rate of change in government as being totally
5. loaf (~ of bread, to waste time being lazy)
Don't just loaf about the place--why don't you bake a loaf or two?
6. direction (way, control)
The car's direction is under the driver's direction.
7. rest (leisure, remainder)
The rest of the company may rest here for an hour.
8. crack (onomatopeia, fissure, the substance)
With a crack, a crack opened in the wall, revealing a package of crack.
9. fast (speedy, to go without food)
We have to be fast if we want to reach the holy city in time to fast.
10. class (ranking; attention to fine arts, asthetics, and history)
In his class, he has no choice but to have no class.
Okay, that's quite enough.