Uncategorized Compendium of Lost Words July 2, 2006 4 Comments So you think that habroneme isn’t English? Or obrumpent. Ah, you foppotee, you should be pudified. You need to see this. Dicaearchies, though, are just a figment of our imagination. Books Previous Post Next Post You may also like December 21, 2005 Links from Sunday June 27, 2006 How to beat Brazil October 25, 2006 Weird Interview In The Hindu Business Line 4 Comments I love his list of favorite words. ‘Tis Galimatias. Reply What’s your favourite word, incidentally? Mine’s paralepsis…any my favourite form of repartee. Reply Simulacra definately. Can’t have enough of that word. Reply Ohh, and Spannungsbogen. From Dune: The Fremen were supreme in that quality the ancients called �spannungsbogen��which is the self-imposed delay between desire for a thing and the act of reaching out to grasp that thing. German root: arc (bogen) of tension (spannung). OK, I’ll stop myself from adding any more words now. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.