Tag Archives: What Do You Think It Means?

Word Nerd Wednesday – Pigwidgeon

Welcome to the first Word Nerd Wednesday post for 2019! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. I was super excited to receive Jeff Kacirk’s Calendar of Forgotten English from my sister as a Christmas gift, so guess … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Orectic

Greetings, fellow word nerds. We haven’t played a game of What Do You Think It Means for a while, have we? Well, I found a great word for us this week: Orectic. I have four possible definitions for you:

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Troglodyte

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! It’s been a while since I’ve had a Word Nerd post because I’ve had so many other things happen around here, but I’ve been waiting for the opportunity to share this week’s word since I read The … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Quotidian

Welcome, word nerds! I think it’s time for a round of What do you think it means this week, don’t you? I wish I could remember where I read this word recently, but it was one of those ones that I … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Cacoethes

Wednesday is here again, Word Nerds! It’s been several weeks since we’ve played What Do You Think It Means, so I thought it must be about time for another round this week. And the word I have for you today is cacoethes (kak-oh-EE-theez). … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Quomodocunquize

Well, Word Nerds. Can you wrap your laughin’ gear around today’s word? Quomodocunquize. Let me help you out a little. KWOH-moh-doh-KUHN-kwyz. I’ll just give you a few minutes to practise that . . .

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Flummadiddle

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! I have another round of ‘What Do You Think It Means?’ for you today, featuring the word flummadiddle. Don’t you love the way that one rolls off the tongue? So, here are four definitions for you to … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Scurryfunge

Hello Word Nerds! I had to laugh when I stumbled upon today’s word: scurryfunge (SKUH-ree-funj). What a word! I’m going to throw it out there and ask you ‘What Do You Think It Means?’, but for a little bit of variation, … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Duff

Happy Wednesday, Word Nerds! I have a very short word for you today that I came across in a manuscript I’m editing. It’s not a particularly glamorous word, and I’ve heard it used in various forms before, but I’d never … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Widdershins

Hello Word Nerders! Welcome to Wednesday! Have you ever heard a word that really tickled your ears? Or come across a word which, for absolutely no reason other than the sound it makes, made you think, “I have to find some … Continue reading

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